Rip Current Journal assignment:
Note: You can simultaneously search dozens of Ebsco databases by opening Academic Search Ultimate below. This will increase the number of results that you get from searches.
Select Choose Databases, Select All. Now you are searching multiple databases at once!
Use a broad keyword or keyword phrase to get a big number of results starting out. Then, use one or two more keywords to narrow your results until you have a browse-able number of results that are a good fit for your topic. This is known as a "broad-to-narrow" search strategy.
"I'm interested to know if online applications help people who are dating and in long distance relationships."
Here's an example:
Keywords: long distance relationships dating online communication
Long distance relationships = 3000+ results.
Add online = 249 results.
Add communication = 118. Notice your results are now much more specific.
Checkmark the Peer Reviewed box on the left side of your screen = 81 results.