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The search links below are examples of how you might search the USC Library's Search tool to find books and journal articles. You can change the search terms and use the filters at the left to modify or refine your results. See the Start Here page in this guide for tutorials and search tips.
Lowitja Institute: LIt.SearchA "filter" that allows easy access to predefined sub-sets of the large PubMed database index of medical and allied health literature; limiting results to different aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait lslander health.
To search this database, click the button next to the relevant topic (you will only be able to choose one) and then add any keywords. Hint: Change the Published date to the last 5 years:
Create a search string using boolean operators (OR, AND), truncation (*) and nesting (brackets). Alternative terms can be placed in brackets. To search more broadly, leave out a concept e.g. racism OR discrimination.
Build a search in Web of Science by clicking +Add row. A different concept goes on each line:
Build a search in Informit using the Advanced Search and by clicking on the cross to add each row. You will need to search very broadly in this database. For example:
For this assignment, try using the Sex, Pregnancy and Geographic Subset limiters (where relevant) in Cinahl. If you aren't getting enough results, undo some of the limiters and/or use less concepts.
Found a good article but Cinahl doesn't have full text? Click on Search for Full Text: