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Start your Search does not include everything in the Library's collections. To ensure you're finding the best possible articles on your research topic, you should search discipline-specific databases directly.
Content that is not included in Start your Search:
It's difficult to track precisely which databases are or are not available in Start your Search for several reasons:
1. keywords; variant word endings;
amateur* ncaa race
* = truncation symbol/wildcard. child* = child childs children childish childhood...
on the left, limit to scholarly/peer reviewed articles; or limit to books, limit by language...
2. use alternative terms
amateur* ncaa black
3. advanced search; phrase searching, alternative terms
black* or "african american*"
latino* or latina* or latinx or hispanic*
entrepreneur* or business*
quotation marks keep two or more words together as a phrase
4. search by subject heading
College athletes salaries (subject)
"motion pictures" or film* (subject)
5. find alternative search terms; go broader if needed
"Marie kondo" or konmari
or just: "marie kondo" or konmari and limit to scholarly articles
When you encounter any kind of source, consider:
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