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Constructing a Keyword Search
and both terms must be present civil war and photography
or either term may be present photography or daguerreotype
group terms joined by OR (photography or daguerreotype) and civil war
* wildcard, finds characters beyond the root word (some databases have other symbols)
photograph* will find photograph as well as photographer, photographers
Pay attention to subject terms or descriptors located in library catalog and article database bibliographic records. These terms will give you ideas for other keywords. Also, you can click on the subject terms or descriptiors to find like information or use them in a subject search.
Sometimes less is more. If your search has a lot of aspects to it, focus on a few of the most important concepts.