Library Dentistry and Oral Sciences Source Tutorial
All Text Searches in DOSS
Start a new search in DOSS by clicking on New Search in the blue banner at the top left of the screen.
All Text searching
DOSS includes searching All Text TX.
This performs a keyword search of all the database's searchable fields, plus the full text of articles.
This is a very broad search and could be used when really comprehensive searching is required, or if other searches don't find enough citations.
Here is an All Text search for early childhood caries and bottle feeding
TX "early childhood caries" AND (TX "bottle fe*" OR TX bottlefe*)
Try this search in DOSS and look at the sort of article citations that are found.
Now go to MyUni and answer Question 6 in the Databases tutorial
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