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WELCOME to your Microbiology and Immunology Subject Guide
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This guide provides key library and information resources to aid your studies and research in Microbiology & Immunology.
Please contact the Librarians on this page if you have any questions about finding and using research resources for Microbiology & Immunology. We also welcome suggestions for additional resources or other ways to improve this guide.
Plan your search
Before you start searching the databases, it helps to take time to plan your search.
Step 1: Clearly define the topic or research question
Step 2: Divide the topic or question into separate key concepts
Step 3: Select alternative search terms and synonyms for each concept
Step 4: Consider using text word symbols such as truncation and "phrase searching"
Step 5: Select search terms to combine using Boolean logic - AND, OR, NOT
Step 6: Select relevant databases via the Library homepage or your Subject Guide
Step 7: When searching a database look for subject heading options
Step 8: Run text word searches to complement subject heading searches
Step 9: Review the results and modify your search strategy as required
Liaison Librarian | Kaitiaki Pukapuka
Science Library, Science III Building