Identifying related terms to the key search concepts
Using standard search structures to broaden and narrow your search results
While there is not ONE right way to do a search, the strategies identified here will improve your results!
As you begin to collect information and search through the library's resources and databases, keep these tips in mind
Remember the 5 W's: Who? What? Where? When? Why?
Apply the 5 W's to help you analyze your topic and think about different facets of it.
When using the databases or the GIL-Find, keep your searches succinct and remember to use the word AND to connect search terms/keywords.
Keep up with where you've searched for information and the search terms you've used. A Research Tracker can come in handy. Click on the documents, below, for some examples of what you should keep track of while conducting research.