When you have conducted the search in one or more databases it is time to evaluate your search results.
- Is it possible to add more specific search terms?
- Can you add more subject groups to your search profile?
- Are the search terms combined correctly?
- Can you narrow the publication time frame?
- Can you limit the type of material you are looking for?
- Are there other databases you could search?
- Are the search terms truncated?
- Have you combined the search terms correctly?
- Are there any other, possibly more relevant search terms?
- Are there synonyms or other related terms?
- Are there any spelling mistakes?
- Are you aware of the difference betweenn American and British-english?
- Can you broaden the publication time frame?