Answered By: Rosemary Burgos-Mira
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2017     Views: 73

Academic Search Complete, a multidisciplinary database, is a great place to start for your topic. You can access this database from the library's Databases A-Z page. Once you arrive on Academic Search Complete's advanced search page, use keywords and Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) to help you conduct your search. For example, you may want to conduct the following search: politics AND (corruption OR scandal) AND United States. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, check off the box labeled, "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" under "Limit Your Results". For further guidance, please see the screenshots below.

1. Conduct your initial search using keywords and Boolean operators:


2. Use the sidebar to choose the appropriate filters to narrow down your search. For example:

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