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POL 560 International Environmental Policy

Steps When Searching Databases

Steps for Searching Databases

  1. Enter your search term (see the Search Strategy Builder below) into a search box 
  2. Set LIMITS and SEARCH:
    1. Date
    2. Peer-reviewed, when necessary
    3. Document type: scholarly, newspapers, magazines, etc.
    4. Language
    5. Geography
    6. Subject (see more...)
  3. Scan article titles
  4. REFINE if necessary by changing search terms with synonyms and repeat SEARCH
  5. Scan article titles
  7. Select, Email, Save, Print, Import

Using Article Linker

Connect to Article


Article Linker--Connect to Article--will connect you to the full-text article if the journal or newspaper is within the Library's electronic collection.