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Note Writers' Guide

This guide provides an overview of available CWRU resources "beyond Lexis and Westlaw" for students who are writing their Notes.

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  • Keyword
  • Title
  • Author
  • Subject
  • Call Number
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  • Advanced search

    Keyword searches allow you to find words and phrases in author names, titles, subjects, notes, and other fields. Keyword searching permits Boolean searching, adjacency and proximity searching, and several truncation options.

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    OhioLINK also provides links to the library catalogs of all member libraries.

  • Enter as much of the title as you know, starting with the first word.

    If you know part of the title but you aren’t sure how it starts, you may want to start with a keyword search.

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  • Enter as much of the author’s or creator’s name as you know. For individual authors, enter the last name first.

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  • Library of Congress Subject Heading (LCSH):

    Medical Subject Heading (MeSH):

    Enter as much of the subject heading as you want, starting at the beginning. Punctuation is not necessary. If you do not know a specific subject heading, you may want to start with a keyword search. You may also browse for LCSH headings at the Library of Congress or MeSH headings at the National Library of Medicine.

    Search examples: LCSH, MeSH.

  • Library of Congress Call Number:

    Dewey Decimal Call Number:

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  • ISBN/ISSN:

    Government Document Number:

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