3.1 Advanced Strategy: Using the Thesaurus
Student Involvement Awards
Awards recognize and reward students and their organizations whose involvement has made SUNY Oswego and the surrounding community a better place to live and learn. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-5420; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center
Tuesday, April 22, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Indie concert: Arms & Sleepers, American Royalty and Gianni Paci
Arms & Sleepers is an electronic duo from Boston. American Royalty is a psych-pop trio from Brooklyn. Guitarist Gianni Paci is a recent graduate of New York University and is influenced by Buddy Holly and The Beatles. Performer Magazine recently featured him on its cover. $5 at the door; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581.
Location: Lounge, Hewitt Union
Friday, April 25, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse vs. Brockport
Location: Oswego, NY- South Athletic Field
Saturday, April 19, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Softball vs. Potsdam
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Softball Field
Sunday, April 20, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, May 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Reunion Weekend 2014
More information: alumni.oswego.edu/reunion
Location: SUNY Oswego, New York 104, Oswego, NY, United States
Thursday, June 5, noon - noon
In periodical indexes one or more descriptors have been assigned to each article, based on the content of that article. For example, if you search for "block scheduling", your results list will include all articles focusing on that subject.
You can do a sample search to see how this works. From the ERIC advanced search, do an all text search using the phrase "block scheduling" (remember the quotes for a phrase). Did you get over 400? Then change your search to a descriptor search and try again. This list should be much shorter and more focused on block scheduling.
Now that you understand the importance of identifying the right descriptors, you need to know how to do so. From the advanced search screen, choose the link at the top that reads Thesaurus. Enter your term in the "browse for" box (lower box on page) and click on browse. If your term is part of the controlled vocabulary for ERIC, it will appear as in this sample: