Take advantage of "Help" screens in databases. Look for information on these searching techniques:
Boolean Operators AND OR NOT
Truncation and Wild Cards to retrieve different forms of a word
Phrases to search for words in an exact order
Nesting to create multi-concept search strings
Proximity to search for words/ideas that express a concept, but aren't next to each other in the text
Welcome to the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library. This guide shows you how to find world music materials in the library and online.
Lexy Spry & Emily Wixson, Chemistry Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008.