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Choosing Search Terms: Choosing Search Terms

Introduction

As wonderful as library databases are, the results they give you depend on what you type into the search box. The better your choice of search terms, or keywords, the better your results. This tutorial will introduce you to several methods to help you develop better search terms for your research.

Click the image to open the tutorial in a new browser window. 

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Choosing Search Terms