Have you ever shopped online, and had to limit your results to find something in your size and favorite color? You were using a limiter!
With databases, limiters allow you to refine your search by date, material type, subject, location, and more. They are usually located in the advanced search, or on the left-hand side of your results page.
Databases have many options that can help refine your search.
Limiting a search can be done at the beginning of your search or after your search, depending on the situation. There are good reasons for both methods.Try it out--see how your results change!