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Educational Opportunity Program (EOP): Find Articles / Databases

What is Peer-Reviewed?

Database Searching Strategies

1. Start with your research question.

    What effect does sugar have on the brain?

2. Pick out 2-4 keywords to input into search boxes.

    effect, sugar, brain

3. To Broaden Search / Get More:

  • Check spelling 
  • Use Synonyms (OR)
  • Use Truncation*

4. To Narrow Search / Get Less:

  • Add more concepts (get more specific)
  • Use Limiters (publication date, peer-reviewed, language etc.)