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Efficiently Searching for Scholarly Articles

Step 5: Mining Your Results List

Evaluate and refine the search results based on Subject Headings assigned to articles.

Use Subject Terms as Search Terms

Each item in the result list is tagged with a subject term. Chronic Pain and Chronic Diseases are subject terms.

pointing fingerTIP: Find the Subject Terms that the Database is using to refer to your topic.

 

Search by subject terms

pointing fingerTIP:  Use the pull-down menu to search for that concept specifically as a Subject Term.