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If you are getting too many results or are not getting enough results, there are several things you can do.

Adjust your topic: Our guide Is my topic too narrow or too broad? has questions and suggestions to help you adjust your topic to find more or fewer results.

Refine your search: The Refining Your Search page has suggestions you can use to change your search.  For example: limiting to a specific date range to get fewer results, using synonyms and OR to find more results, etc.

Too Many Results? Too Few? is a six-minute tutorial video with more strategies to help you narrow or broaden your search.

Also, feel free to contact us through our Ask A Librarian page.  We are here to help.

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