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Articles & Books Search Tips


Articles & Books searches many of the library's resources at once. This is a powerful, fast research tool!

Tip:  When off-campus , log in with your NetID & password

Enter your keywords in the search box.

Search Faster

  • Search phrases using quotation marks
    • example:  "to be or not to be"
  • Combine words with AND, OR, and NOT in capital letters
    • example:  microcircuits OR nanocircuits
  • Substitute * for several possible letters
    • example:  child*     ...will find child, childhood, children, etc.
  • Complex searches may combine elements--in which case, use parentheses around OR terms
    • example:  homeless AND (healthcare OR "health care") AND (adolescents OR teen*)


Refining Search Results

Saving Search Results

Saving citations

Sending citations from the Saved Items folder