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THAR 420C Chekhov Workshop

Database search strategies

This research guide from MIT explains many of the search strategies, such as Boolean operators, truncation, and keyword vs. subject heading searching, that we used in the library session.  These strategies can be used in most databases and will help you refine your results and focus your search.  Feel free to email me at if you have any questions!

MIT Database Search Tips


Using OneSearch

This research guide provides more information about using OneSearch to find books, articles, and request items through interlibrary loan:

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