This is the "Conclusion" page of the "Subject Heading Searching " guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Last Updated: Jul 14, 2017 URL: http://libguides.rockvalleycollege.edu/SubjectHeadingSearching Print Guide RSS Updates

Conclusion Print Page
  Search: 
 
 

Conclusion

Conclusion

Use of subject terms to search databases increases knowledge of how a database retrieves relevant articles. Through a process of exploring the relationships of subject terms to other terms, the researcher develops skill in the choice of subject terms on which to perform searches of the database. There are built-in features of databases such as Academic Search Complete that enhance discovery of articles. Enhancements in the advanced search of the database include checkboxes to “Find all my search terms” and “Apply equivalent subject terms.” These enhancements are helpful to speed the discovery of articles and provide an alternative method to intensely exploring subject terms.

Credits Page

Return to Introduction

Description

Loading  Loading...

Tip