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How To - Do Basic Searches in WorldCat Discovery

Troubleshooting your search

Problem Things to Try
Too many results
Irrelevant results
Too few results
Irrelevant results
  • Think of synonyms or other words related to your topic
  • Broaden your topic
  • Use "OR" in your searches
  • Use truncation to find words with the same root (educat* will search for educate, education, educational, etc.)
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