Consider your search terms before you begin; think about alternative spellings, terms that have evolved over time, synonyms or alternative expressions, names, etc
Keep it together
Put “Quotation Marks Around Your Search" to search for exact phrases, names of people, titles of films, e.g. "gender roles"
Change it up
Use an asterisk(*) or truncation symbol to get variant spellings or variant ending for your keywords, e.g. feminis*
ANDs and ORs
You can use AND and OR to either connect multiple search terms or to use them as alternatives to make your searching quicker:
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