Use these search tips to find the articles you need for your research paper and projects.

These tips can also be used for better Internet searching too!

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What is a keyword? 

A word used as a reference point for finding other words or information.

“Keyword Also Key Word.” The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. Eds. The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2011. Credo Reference. Web. 3 June 2015.

Why do I want to use them?

Keywords are the main words of your topic.  They help you find research in the world of information.

Keyword Tips:

Boolean Operators:

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