And that's all there is to it!

he point of this tutorial is to show you how much better your results will be when you do searches
that use the right words (correct bait). As we've seen, when you don't use the correct language, you can either miss dozens (and sometimes hundreds) of good items, or, end up with dozens (and sometimes hundreds) of worthless and irrelevant items.

     Try to get in the habit of noticing the Subject Headings that are in records, whether you are doing searches in ODIN or in article databases. Subject Headings exist for one reason only: to help you do quick, smart, and comprehensive searches. They are like secret little helpers, just waiting to lend you a hand with your research.     

     Really, why would anyone not use them?!   :)

     Thank you for your time.

     For "extra credit," go on to the next page.


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