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1. keyword search; phrase search; limiting to scholarly articles
(keywords) . "salvage the bones"
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quotes keep two or more words together as a phrase
2. narrowing your results
(keywords): "salvage the bones" criticism
"salvage the bones" review
jesmyn ward interview
3. wildcards; alternative terminology
note: look at search results to find additional terms to search
(keywords) . "climate displacement" "african american*"
"climate change" "african american*"
"climate justice" "african american*"
child* = child childs children childish childhood...
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(keywords) . mass incarceration
click on the title, look for useful subject terms
subject: alternatives to imprisonment united states
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