Search for variations of your term:
- You to want to find sources about navies in general: search for NAVY and then do a separate search for NAVIES and another for "NAVAL POWER"
Use quotation marks around search terms that are typically expressed as phrases, such as:
- "NAVAL POWER"
- "SPANISH ARMADA"
- "GULF OF TONKIN"
Don't type long sets of search terms that look like sentences but instead break up key terms and put AND in between them:
- avoid this: THE ORIGINS OF BRITISH NAVAL POWER IN THE 19TH CENTURY
- do this: BRITISH AND "NAVAL POWER" AND "19TH CENTURY"