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Searching and Finding Information in the Library Databases: Overview

Some Notes on Searching Strategies

Searching and finding materials in online libraries can be an intricate process. You may use different types of search strategies depending on what you need to find. Every search strategy can include several steps, from choosing search terms to refining results.

This page reviews several strategies and stages in the search process. Use the outline below to learn more about different aspects of searching.

See Also

Library Webinars

A variety of live presentations hosted by Walden librarians. Session topics include search strategies, research in your field of study, time saving tips and more.

Library Webinar Archives
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