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What are two techniques that you can apply to narrow or broaden a search within a database. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each. Which approach would improve the effectiveness searches?

I know there are limiters such as peer reviewed, publication dates, age etc

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Starting with a limiter such as a date range is a standard for most research journals. Five years, unless there is some need for a historic reference is what is considered appropriate. Two other methods that can further help the researcher are using keywords and specific publications. Once you put your basic topic into the search engine, you will start with a few articles. Find the keywords on these articles and use these to extend the ...

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Techniques for assisting researchers in searching databases.

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