When searching library databases think of as many combinations of words and/or phrases that accurately describe your topic. Start with keyword(s) and/or phrase(s) that are as specific as possible:
prisoner reentry and voting privileges
female offenders and pregnancy
If you are dissatisfied with your search results, broaden your search by using alternative keywords and phrases:
prisoner disenfranchisement or felony disenfranchisement
female prisoners and (motherhood or pregnancy)
The Hoffman Family Library's SingleSearch provides students with the ability to search a majority of the library's databases in a single search. Using SingleSearch, a student can identify articles, books, chapters, materials available through the library and quickly gain access.