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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.

Review the Selecting the Best Keywords section of Searching Effectively for suggestions on where to find keywords.

Be sure to look at the additional resources linked on the Selecting the Best Keywords page:

You may also want to look at the Choose Keywords tab of our guide on How to Search the Library.

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