- Use synonyms and related terms to expand your search.
- For a more refined search leave out articles like, the, and, if, or, and a.
- If you receive too many results in your search (over 100) try adding concepts or related terms to narrow down your results to more relevant materials.
- If you receive too few results try expanding your search by using less words.
It can be helpful and save time in the long run to take a few moments before you begin searching to sketch out possible search terms and search term combinations.