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Question 2. Develop a search strategy

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Then complete Question #2 on the assignment sheet.

Pro Tips & Common Mistakes

  • Sometimes you will need three concepts with related terms to best represent your topic
  • Terms expressing the same idea are connected with "OR"
  • Different concepts are connected with "AND"
  • Don't use long phrases or sentences.  Stick to keywords.
  • Keywords should not repeat on multiple lines.