definitive database. For example: Education: ERIC Nursing: CINAHL Business: Business Source Premier There are also general purpose multidisciplinary databases. Such as: Academic Search Premier JSTOR In this presentation, we will use ERIC.
High school students Adolescents, teens Transition to College Higher education, university Life changes This is your vocabulary from your topic/research question. You can also use reference sources, thesauri, concept maps, etc. to build this vocabulary. This is the database specific terminology.
Enter your keywords Match to relevant subject terms Method 2: Keyword to Subject Search Directly search database with your keywords Find relevant articles Use subjects assigned to these articles
Programs School Community Relationship School Community Programs Rural Country Impoverished, lack of resources Rural Schools Rural Education High school students Adolescents, teens High Schools High School Students Transition to College Higher education, university Life changes, first generation college students Transitional Programs College Preparation
and/or want to specify certain types, use limiters. In ERIC: Educational Level (for example, high school) Publication Type (for example, Reports-Research) ▪ This powerful limiter can help you locate primary research articles. Peer Reviewed Date
search in your personal folder. Many other databases have a similar feature. See the saving searches tutorial video on the side bar for instructions on this. This will allow you to revisit and revise your search later.