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Dictionary Word or Entry of the Week
wisdom: "The ability to make effective choices among alternatives."
Wisdom. (2011). In S. T. Gladding, The counseling dictionary: Concise definitions of frequently used terms (3rd ed., p. 163). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Reference BF637 .C6 G5332 2011
Note: New entries will resume on June 3.
Basic Search Tips for Most Catalogs and Databases
Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
cat or cats or feline* [finds cat, cats, feline, or felines]
Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
dogs and obedience training
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toys not poodles
Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, etc.).
"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, etc.) on results screen.