After you've run a search, be sure to notice your Content Types. Content Types tend to include Magazines (default), Academic Journals, Books, News, Images, and Videos.
Note: Gale PowerSearch has many full text results. Use the Find It link if a result is not full text.
The Subject Guide Search allows you to search on individual topics, and then you can break down your topic by Subdivision.
Not all subjects will be found, but sometimes you'll be referred to the correct topic.
When you do get into a topic, be sure to click on the + next to Subdivisions to get a topic breakdown.
The Advanced Search has multiple rows of search boxes. Enter a different concept into each row. If you're getting too many results, the Advanced Search will allow you to restrict your keywords to the Document Title. Note: See the worksheet below for creating an Advanced Search that works:
If you click on a title to go into the full record, you'll see the Tools on the right side of the screen. One option is Citation Tools that can assist you with creating a properly formatted citation; however, the citations in this database are usually incorrect and require modifications. Please check the citation against an APA style guide, such as the APA Guide linked below.