When you do any search in the library search box, you will be presented with a list of library materials that somehow match your search. Because we have access to many resources, the number of results you get could be in the hundreds of thousands. Sometimes it can be useful to see that there is so much written about your topic! But having that many items to pick from can be overwhelming, even impossible to ever get through.
To get fewer results, use the techniques and strategies detailed in the Searching page and subpages in this Research Guide. These techniques include:
Click through the images below in the "Understanding Your Search Results" section to learn about the information displayed in search results.