This Stitt Library tutorial will show you how to search in ATLA and where to go if you cannot find full text in ATLA. For a PDF copy of the presentation, click here.
This LibGuide from MIT Libraries outlines several different considerations to keep in mind while searching databases. These considerations include: Boolean operators, truncation, keywords vs. subjects, fields, phrases, and stop words.
This Stitt Library Tutorial explains the difference between searching using keywords and controlled vocabulary. It also demonstrates how you can combine the two for more effective searching. For a PDF copy of this presentation, click here.
This handout of tips will help you to become a stronger keyword searcher.
This handout from North Kentucky University outlines the differences between subject and keyword searching.
This tutorial from Colorado State University Libraries explains to users how to use Boolean logic (AND, OR, NOT) to construct effective search queries.
This webpage from the University of Alaska - Fairbanks concisely outlines what Boolean searching is and how it can be of use to you.