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Select the most important 2-3 terms related to your topic.  Put the word AND between each new term; this tells the database to look for resources with ALL your terms.

education AND history

Use quotation marks ( "  " ) around phrases (two or more words); this tells the database to look for the words in that specific order.

"standardized testing" AND students

Use an asterisk (*) to find multiple endings of one word.  Using rac* as a search term will include results that refer to race, races, racist, and racism.