For articles on topics related to English, search the following EBSCO databases:
Use Boolean operaters to combine keywords.
AND - combines two or more words and the results will contain all the words
OR - broadens the search to include either keyword in the results; great for synonyms
NOT - narrows the search by excluding a keyword
Enter a title, but exclude starting "The" "An" or "A"
Last name, First name
Library of Congress Subject Headings Index
The subject of the book is about x, y, z.
A special language used in library catalogs and research databases, it can narrow the results better than keyword
Review the abstract or summary of the article for "Subject Terms" These are clickable and will generate a new search with the focus of the article on THAT subject. You can combined more than one subject in the Advanced Search Option.