Q: How can I narrow my search?


Please use our Library 101 Research Guide for an overview about getting started with your research. You may need to narrow your topic in order to narrow your search results. If you have narrowed your topic and still have too many search results, try using the tips in the videos below.

These videos, which were created by KSU librarians, will show you how to:

  • Use additional keywords
  • Find only articles available at KSU
  • Search only for results from scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals
  • Limit your results by date
  • Finding results by subject

If you still need help after watching the videos, the Kennesaw Library System offers the following options:

If you are having trouble with your research, please schedule a one-on-one with a KSU librarian.

Adding Keywords

Getting Full-Text Results

Getting Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) Journal Results

Getting Current Results

Getting Results by Subject

You can use any or all of the tools in these videos, and you don't need to follow the order of the videos.

For more information

For more help, email the Research and Instructional Services department, or call or visit one of our Research Help Desks:

Sturgis Library at Kennesaw: Ground Floor, Room G-16, 470-578-6325
Johnson Library at Marietta: First Floor, Room C-125, 470-578-7471


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Jul 18, 2017


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