Searching Techniques Tutorial

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Overview

When looking for books or journal articles the first thing you'll want to do is brainstorm search terms. Usually when you search online you do this automatically. However, when writing a research paper you'll want find the best books & articles about your topic. Luckily, there is an easy process you can follow to create effective search terms:

  1. Analyze your topic
  2. Brainstorm synonyms
  3. Combine search terms into a keyword search