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Setting Limits

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    • SETTING LIMITS SEARCH TIPS WITH PROQUEST RESEARCH LIBRARY
    • THIS PRESENTATION . . . • Will first illustrate: • Boolean limiters, phrases, truncations • Scholarly peer-reviewed limiters • And then will illustrate: • • • • • Publication date limiters Language limiters Document type limiters Publication type limiters Document format limiters Our Starting Topic of Research: Video games, violence, and adolescents 2
    • ACCESS DATABASES FROM LIBRARY HOME PAGE Select “Article Databases” and then “Browse Databases A-Z”
    • CLICK “P” FOR PROQUEST RESEARCH LIBRARY 4
    • ALWAYS GO TO “ADVANCED SEARCH” 5
    • FILL IN BOOLEAN SEARCH BOXES (AND, OR, NOT) AND LIMIT TO PEER REVIEWED RESULTS 6
    • 1113 RESULTS—NEED TO SET LIMITS 7
    • DOCUMENT & SOURCE TYPE BRING RESULTS DOWN TO 805—TOO MANY! 8
    • ALSO LIMIT BY LANGUAGE AND DATE Remember to click “Update” 9
    • LIMIT BY SUBJECT This is where you can really narrow down your search to a topic you are most interested in! 10
    • 22 RELEVANT JOURNAL ARTICLES Notice our search terms are highlighted in the records 11