Maximize your keyword searches with Boolean searching. What's Boolean?
AND: motivat* AND employ*
OR: employees OR personnel
NOT: internet NOT "social network"
Use "quotation marks" to search for whole phrases.
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 *.
MOTIVAT* will retrieve: motivate, motivated, motivation, motivating
Check Subject terms to see if there are any synonym terms to consider.
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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.