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Begin Research: Know Your Limits

Know Your Limits

Databases have many options that can help refine your search. These options may be called either limiters or facets.

  • Most database searches can be limited by these variables. You will usually find them listed in a column next to your search results.
    • Publication Year
    • Language
    • Source/Document Type
    • Publication Type
    • Format
  • Eagle Library Search may also be limited by database, subject, and many more options.
    • ELS facets
  • Limiters can be built into your search by using the Advanced Search option dropdowns (1) or by adding them to your initial search string(2).
    1. dropdown limiter
    2. Search String Limiter

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