Maximize your keyword searches with Boolean searching.
AND: "adult education" AND programs
OR: "adult education" OR "adult learning"
NOT: "adult education" NOT "basic education"
Use "quotation marks" to search for whole phrases: "adult education"
Use the database’s built in limiting features. Some databases have a filter for full-text or scholarly journals.
Consider truncation. The symbol used is usually *.
"ADULT LEARN*" will retrieve:
adult learning, adult learner, adult learners
Remember to check database Subject terms for synonym words/phrases.
The example below shows that The Journal of Continuing Higher Education is accessible in print/microform as well as online. The entry also shows coverage dates to indicate which years are accessible.
► Not every journal is available in both Print/Microform as well as Online ◄