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Limiting searches

Many online databases and search engines allow you to limit your search by date, language, format, etc. to help you narrow results to those that are most useful to you.
This feature is often found on the Advanced Search page.

Advanced search page


Searching for Electronic Information

Internet search engines, online databases and electronic resources have unique search features to help you combine your keywords and search effectively.   To learn more about these searching tools click on a link below:

Key Words Search Engines

Boolean operators            

limiting searches 

phrase searching


Most search engines and databases include information on how to efficiently search their site.  Take a minute to familiarize yourself with each sites unique search features such as the Google basic

This web page prepared for you by the TCCC Library staff on July 19, 2006