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ENGL 1130: Search Strategy

OhioLINK Catalog Search

Search for books, dvds, cds...

UToledo Library Catalog- to search for books and multimedia.

● Search by: Keyword, Subject, Title, Author, or Number

● Save marked records check the box     

● To narrow or expand search use

Boolean Searching: AND, OR, and NOT

Truncation: cut off the end of a word and use an asterisk “*”  to get more results

            Ex: educat* = searches for education, educate, educators, etc…

•Use Synonyms and related words to search

•Find subject headings in records to expand and narrow search

● Limiting options: format of material, year, location

● Integrate different media types for research

Elaine Reeves - Online Learning Librarian