The resources below relate to the Searching as Strategic Exploration frame of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Learning outcomes include, but are not limited to:
Use basic search strategies including Boolean operators, truncation, and phrase searching in order to find sources efficiently and effectively.
Identify the most relevant databases and search engines in order to research a given topic.
Use database features (e.g., controlled vocabulary, limiters) in order to perform effective searches.
Perform research in subject-specific databases, taking advantage of advanced search functions and limiters, in order to perform thorough searches.