Keyword searches – use quotation marks to hold phrases together ("materials science")
Truncation – use ? after the root of a word to find all its variants (metal? finds metal, metals, metallurgical)
Browse the Subject(s) field in records to find the right words for searches. (Example: Try doing a keyword search for "metal fatigue," then look at the subject(s) field in several records. You’ll see that the subject term is "Metals --Fatigue." Click the subject heading to find more records with this subject.)
Revise and refine your searches.
Watch for repeating call numbers and browse stacks in that area.
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