3.1 Advanced Strategy: Using the Thesaurus
Third summer session begins
Location: SUNY Oswego
Saturday, July 4, 7:52 a.m. - 7:52 a.m.
Rice Creek Ramble
Guided walk showing visitors what creatures are around, what they eat and where they live. Participants should dress for the weather and call 312-6677 the morning of the hike to check trail conditions. Program size is limited; unable to accommodate groups. An adult must accompany children. Free.
Location: Rice Creek Field Station
Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. - noon
Men's Soccer vs. St John Fisher Scrimmage (Time TBA)
Saturday, July 4, 7:53 a.m. - 7:53 a.m.
Women's Soccer vs. St. Lawrence
Tuesday, Sept 1, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Harborfest Housing Available
Saturday, July 4, 7:49 a.m. - 7:49 a.m.
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: