ASIAN/RELIG ST 473: Meditation in Indian Buddhism and Hinduism (Fall 2023) : Database Search Strategies
Database Search Strategies
- Use AND to combine different words to find both or all those words, in any order.
- meditation AND neuroscience
- Use OR to combine similar words or synonyms or variations to find either or any of those words
- health OR well-being
- Use quotation marks ( " ") to search words as a phrase
- "mindfulness-based stress reduction"
- Use an asterisk ( * ) to find varied endings of words and singular and plural forms.
- therap* to find therapy, therapies, therapeutic
- Look at Subjects to find additional keywords and use them to find relevant and specific results.
- Look for an option to limit to Scholarly Journals on the left side of search results in most databases