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Industrial Engineering: Find Articles

Keyword Search Tips

Keyword searching (generally) works best for finding articles on a topic

If you get too many results, try limiting to a particular subject - usually there is a list of subject links on one side of the screen. 

The same tricks to help you find books in the catalog, will help you find articles

  • connect synonyms with the word or to get more results

 (assist  or help)

  • combine keywords or phrases with the word and to help limit and focus your results:

 leachate and recirculation

  • put quotes around phrases "virtual reality"
  • truncate terms to get all possible endings

navigat*  (finds navigates, navigation, navigational, etc.)

Put it all together:

(assist or help) and navigat* and "virtual reality"

  • if your first search isn't great, revise it until you get what you want!

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