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Searching Tips

The first example search is a simple phrase search.  It only returns 11 results - possibly too narrow.  Only four are from Academic journals and likely to be scientific articles.

 

The second example search shows using the boolean operator AND while putting the word ocean as a separate search term.  This does provide more results, but may be too many.

 

The third example search shows using the boolean operating AND, but making the word ocean a SUBJECT term.  This narrows the search to those items that have the word Ocean in the subject listing.

Reading & Writing Tips

Reading a scientific article is an art in itself and requires a different approach than articles written for English, History, or other humanities subject areas.  Check out this article for tips -  How to Read and Understand a Scientific Paper.

 

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