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Building an effective search

A good information search will result from identifying your keywords, alternatives to your keywords (synonyms), and how to effectively use online search tools (like the library catalogue, or Google Scholar).

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Build a search

Use this tool to create a search strategy that you can use in a variety of databases, and the library catalogue.


  Concept 1 AND Concept 2 AND Concept 3
Name your concepts here:    
Search terms Search terms Search terms

List alternate terms for each concept.

These can be:

Use single words or short phrases.


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Cut & paste the results into most database search boxes.


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