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Japanese Studies

Searching tips

This page will introduce you to some of the basic and more advanced techniques to use when searching in the Library's main search tools: the Library Catalogue and Discovery. The tips featured in the short videos below will help make your time searching as efficient as possible and can be applied to most academic databases.

Below is a handy template for brainstorming your keywords and constructing your search strategy. Please feel free to download or print it out.