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Research Skills Tutorial

Chapter 4: Learning Objectives

At the end of this section, you will know how to:

  • Craft effective searches in library databases and catalogs
  • Search for particular kinds of information sources on your topic
  • Search for information sources from a particular date range, of a particular document type, etc
  • Search for information sources by author, title, or the journal in which it was published
  • Locate subject terms
  • Expand your search using subject terms
  • Expand your search using citation chaining
  • Find items not available in the NCCC Library
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