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Limiters in Pirate Search

Some of the limiters you can use in Pirate Search are:

  • Full-text: Only full-text results, eliminating content that has been indexed by the publisher but isn't available through Park's subscriptions
  • Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed Journals: Only content from academic journals in which the content has undergone peer-review, which is review by other scholars in the field.
  • Publication date: Only material published within a certain time-frame
  • Source type: Allows you specify the type of material or the format.  You can request only books, eBooks, news articles, academic articles and more depending on your information needs.
  • Language: Only material produced in a certain language.  Be aware that the library and databases can't offer translation services, so you'll need to be able to read and understand the resources that you find!
  • Publisher: Only bring back material from certain databases.  This is useful if your professor has assigned specific databases for you to use.
  • And more...

The image below shows where you can find limiters in Pirate Search

A screenshot of Pirate Search with the limiter options highlighted. Limiter options are listed and described in the next box.

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