Advanced Searching

Now that you understand basic search logistics, you are ready for some advanced searching. In this lesson, you will know:

  • how to search by Subject Headings
  • find sources by Field Searching
  • how to distinguish between different databases that have different purposes
What is a Subject Heading?

Subject headings are standardized tags that describe the content of an item. You can use these tags to find material on the same topic regardless of the words used in the material’s text.

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