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

school AND socialization

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

women AND "pay gap"

Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple versions of one word.  Using ethni* as a search term will include results that refer to ethnic, ethnicity or ethnicities.