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Research Support Guide: Keywords

Keywords

KEYWORDS carry some of the most important meanings that will open doors to vast amounts of information.

Have a look at this short video in which a librarian constructs a KEYWORD list that she will use to search library tools such as the library catalog and article research databases.

From Question to Keyword Search

Research statement to keywords

What can colleges do to promote recycling on campus?

 


promote            recycling                  campus            

advocate           sustainability            schools

encourage         waste reduction       colleges

Thesaurus

In addition to the link to Thesaurus.com below, MS Word has a built-in thesaurus: