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    • HOWTO BEA SUPERSEARCHER
    • THES IX STEPMETHOD
    • N E :O DEFINE YOUR TOPIC
    • O :T W PULLKEYWORDS FROM YOURTOPIC QUESTION
    • AND
    • BRAINSTORM SYNONYMSFOR THOSE WORDS
    • E E :T H R SEARCH IN RESEARCH DATABASES
    • IK E : LACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER PSYCINFO LEXISNEXIS WEB OF SCIENCE
    • FIND THEM ON THE DATABASES PAGE
    • U R :F O USE BOOLEANOPERATORS
    • A OR B
    • A AND B
    • A NOT B
    • IV E :F USE SUBJECTHEADINGS
    • LO OK FO R:THESAURUS SUBJECTS
    • IT’S LIKE TAGGING.ONLY BETTER.
    • S IX : USE FOOTNOTE CHASING &CITED REFERENCE SEARCHING
    • FOOTNOTECHASING I S:
    • FINDING ARTICLES BY LOOKING ATTHE REFERENCES OFRELEVANT ARTICLES
    • CITED RE FERENCE SEARC HING IS:
    • FINDING WHO HAS CITED RELEVANT ARTICLES
    • S E :UGOOGLE SCHOLAR WEB OF SCIENCE
    • QUESTIONS ?ASK YOURLIBRARIAN gvsu.edu/library
    • C RE DI TSSlide One. Fonzie’s Cousin - http://www. ickr.com/photos/89927155@N00/4587806696/sizes/o/in/set-72157594405581085/