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EdD Program: Information Resources: Search Tips

This guide provides general information for students enrolled in the EdD program. Some of your course will also have a course-specific guide.

Searching for Literature: Tips

The PDF below includes search tips on the following topics:

1. Selecting search terms

2. Phrase searching

3. Using controlled vocabulary/subject terms

4. Truncation

5. Search strategy formulation

6. Search multiple databases

7. Saving search strategies/creating alerts

8. Using Scopus

9. Other search tips

Literature Reviews for Education and Nursing Graduate Students