Library databases are much more powerful search engines, in terms of precision, than Google or Google Scholar. This page introduces you to some of the search features to help you focus a database search to exactly what you need.
Do feelings of loneliness increase or decrease during social media use?
Text of the above image (for accessibility purposes):
Improve your search by using the options on the left side of your search results.
Try these options:
Peer Reviewed: Limit to scholarly articles
Full Text: Don't choose; you will miss articles that are immediately available online
Publication Date: limit your search to current articles
Subject: Find out what terms the database uses to describe your topic. Improve your results by trying a new search using words from this list
firstname.lastname@example.org | 503.943.7111 or 800.841.8261 | 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203-5798
Copyright © University of Portland, All Rights Reserved | Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com