Quick Check: Topics and Database Searching
Sometimes the most difficult part of finding information that is relevant to your interests is finding the right search terms. Look at this slideshow for a series of examples of research topics, and how those research topics might be turned into effective database searches. And remember, often your very best searches come after several tries -- you learn more about what search terms to use after you examine search results from less useful searches. Use database subject terms, abstracts, and open web Google searches to help find more effective terms and synonyms.
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