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4. L Lookatther resultinglistofsubjecth headingspro ovided.Doa anyofthehe eadingscorr respondtoyourterm?If youareunsureo ofthemeaningofahead ding,clickon nthescopenotefordef finition.

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8. Y Younowhav vethechoice eofsearchin ngforthesu ubjectheadin ngasaMajo orConcept.

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12. T Tocombinet theconcept tstofindcita ations,selectthesearch hsetsbycheckingthebo oxesandthe enselectthe e ope erator(AND DorOR).(Hi int:ANDwi illgiveyouc citationsthat tincludealloftheselect tedtopics.O ORwillgive youc citationstha atincludeeit theroftheto opics.)

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16. T Toautomatic callyseeabs stractsforallreferences swhichhave ethem,click kPreference es(attopofp page)and selec ctdetailedF FormatinRe esultListDis splay.

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19. Y Youcansave ecitationsan ndalsosaveyoursearch hstrategyfo orlateruseb byclickingSignIntoMy EBSCOhost. Thef firsttimeyo ouuseMyEB BSCOhost,cl lickImaNe ewUserandsetupafre eeaccount.A Afterthat,y youcanjust ente eryourusernameandpassword.

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20. O Onthisscree en,nameyoursearch,andchooseto osaveitper rmanently,temporarily( (1day),orasanAlert,

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