Brainstorm synonyms for your topic.
Come up with a list to help expand your searching options.
If your topic is college students, you may also search for undergraduates, freshman, and also related terms like: higher education and universities.
Use the asterisk (*) to find various word endings
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Use quotes around multi-word concepts:
Facets, these are located on the left side in OneSearch and next to your search results
These can help refine your search
Sort- by relevance is default, but you can change to other options
Availability- this can help with full text or peer- review journals
Subject - this can be a great source for synonyms
Date- easy way to get latest research
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