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INST 4950: Capstone: Books & Reference

Tips on Searching for Books

Searching the library catalog is a bit different than a simple Google search. For best results, break your research question into a few keywords. For example:

Research Question:

How has EU fiscal policy affected people in Greece?


European Union, Greece, fiscal policy, public opinion

When searching, type a keyword into the search box, then type a second keyword separated by "AND" (in all caps).

Example: "European Union AND fiscal policy"

           Or: "European Union AND public opinion"

           Or: "Greece AND public opinion"

Try different combinations of keywords, or alternative keywords (such as "monetary policy" instead of "fiscal policy").

Keep Trying! Don't be afraid to ask for help!

Links to Online Reference Sources