What are some keywords you might try in your searches in the library's DMU Discovery, individual databases, and Google Scholar? Are the search terms below helpful, and if not, how could you adjust them? What other search terms might be helpful? Talk it over with your group.
Hospital discharge planning
Legg Calve Perthes Disease
Social determinants of health
Special needs parenting
Home health care pediatric
Use these tips to make your searches more effective and efficient!
1. Keep your search terms short and sweet, and don't enter entire sentences
Yes: special needs parenting support
No: How can caregivers find special needs parenting support in their particular geographic area?
2. Add (in all caps!) connector words AND (second stated term must be present), OR (one stated term or the other must be present) and NOT (stated term must not be present). (Remember that if you use or, place parenthesis around the terms!)
Yes: special needs AND parenting AND support
(special needs OR disability) AND single parenting AND support
(special needs OR disability) AND single parenting AND support NOT autism
3. End words with * to include variants on those terms
Yes: (special need* OR disabilit*) AND single parent* AND support* NOT autis*