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/
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How to be a Super Searcher

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