Last Updated: Oct 30, 2015 Views: 44
The words you use for searching are known as keywords and they can come from many places: your topic question, brainstorming, your textbooks and other readings, relevant articles you find on your topic, etc.
Be sure to look at the additional resources linked on the Selecting the Best Keywords page:
- Picking Better Search Words - a short video with suggestions and strategies.
- Targeting Effective Keywords - discipline-specific examples of turning a topic sentence or research question into search terms.