Notre Dame Libraries Information Literacy Pot of Gold

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University of Notre Dame

  1. Home
  2. Introduction
  3. Information Cycle
  4. Investigating
  5. Searching
  6. Locating
  7. Evaluating
  8. Utilizing
  9. Ask a Librarian
  10. Acknowledgements

Searching

Narrowing the Keyword Search

When you searched for the keyword "dating" in ND Catalog, you found books on archaeological dating, coin dating, and shelf-life dating. But you also found this book:

image of book cover "Dating - a philosophy for everyone"

Let's assume that you want books on the Saturday night variety of dating. This is when subject searching comes in handy. Once you've found a book closely related to your topic, you can use the book's subject headings to find additional resources on the same topic.

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