Choosing keywords that quickly find the information you need saves time. This section will help you begin your research by identifying key words to assist in your investigation.
Directions: Begin with #1 and work through#4 below.
|#1||Watch these two short videos, Developing Keywords and How to Search Using Keywords to learn about databases, search engines and keywords.|
|#2||Participate in this Boolean Searching tutorial to learn how to search effectively using the search operators and, or, not Learn how to combine search operators in this Advanced Boolean Searching tutorial.|
|#3||Complete Sections 1- 5 of Prepare Before You Search: Searching 101. Save or print your results as you work through the quizzes and tutorials.|
Look at this Padlet example, Internet Privacy Search terms. We created this Padlet wall to brainstorm keywords for our sample research project.
Padlet is a brainstorming tool to use on your own or with a group. Use Padlet to brainstorm your own wall of keywords that you can add to at anytime.