Subject terms work just like hashtags do on social media. Librarians use subject terms to tag journal articles, books, eBooks, audiovisual materials, periodicals, and various other physical and electronic resources to specific topics. Using these "hashtags" help you filter your search results to find exactly what you need!
TIP: You can search by multiple subject terms.
|Step 1: Log into a database||Access the database of your choice through https://www.lindsey.edu/library and selecting "A-Z Databases." If you chose an EBSCO database, log in with your myLWC email and password.|
|Step 2: Perform you search||Enter your keywords in the search bar.|
|Step 3: Locate the search filters||Search filters are often found on the far-left side of the web browser. There will be multiple categories to filter by.|
|Step 4: Select subject(s)||Explore the different subject terms applied throughout your search results. Yes, you can apply more than one. If you chose an EBSCO database, there may be up to three categories of subject filters.|
You can also search by subject terms as well, just like you can search by hashtags on social media!
Depending on which database you use, there are more search filters you can apply to find exactly what you need. Based on EBSCO databases, you may find filters like these: