Generating Search Terms

Learning Outcomes

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  1. describe why creating good search terms is important,
  2. identify different strategies for creating effective search terms.

Introduction

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How Effective Search Terms Help

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The Research Process

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Identify Main Ideas

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Brainstorming Search Words

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Synonyms and Related Words

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Questions

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For further information on this topic:

The Learning Portal by College Libraries Ontario. The Writing Hub – Choose a Topic. https://tlp-lpa.ca/research/choose-a-topic

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). Invention: Starting the Writing Process. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/OWL/resource/587/01

Further Questions?

Email library@niagaracollege.ca.

 

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Niagara College Libraries + Learning Commons Information Skills Online Handbook by Jackie Chambers Page and Siscoe Boschman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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