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Your keyword search will pull results based on the content of your source and the search terms assigned by the author/ publisher and the Library of Congress Classification system.
Here are examples of some library search terms:
PLUS words like:
How it Works:
Take any of these terms and connect them with AND in capital letters- (This is Boolean Searching)
Eg: Mental Illness AND biography AND Canada
New Lexicon to Try:
Article Databases are now able to search the body of full text articles. That means the search engine will be able to pull articles written with new research terms. So try these search terms as well:
Mad identity/pride/community etc……
Service user (common term in the UK)
Try searching with your keywords in the search box above.
David Reville (retired)
Catherine Frazee (retired)