Think of your searches as conversations.
To understand this approach, think of your search target (library catalog, library database, Eagle Search, Google, etc.) as a large collection of what "they say."
Your electronic search can be understood as a conversation between you and the tool or tools you use to find and select sources. What you "say" to the tools will determine how well they respond to your query -- that is, the results you get from your search.
The quality of your conversation -- your search and the search results -- will depend on
These sample searches are intended to introduce you to both
Click on any of the links; browse the results; and modify the search to see how your search results change to find what interests you.
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