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Use search strategies to help you find information in the UNLV Libraries databases.
Use keywords instead of full sentences or questions
food safety pesticides
Use quotes around phrases
Combine terms with AND
"fast food" AND obesity
children AND "food dye" AND behavior
Find synonyms and related terms
diet, nutrients, food, sustenance, macronutrients, micronutrients, food systems, sustainability
Write down your research question and circle the main ideas.
Think about different ways to say each main idea. Combine the ideas together using AND. Place quotations around phrases.
Library Search Ideas
consumption AND “animal products” AND “greenhouse gas emissions”
“meat consumption” AND “climate change”