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Stephen Decatur High School Research Guide: Find articles

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Statement: Are efforts to raise student awareness of colleges and university sustainability programs successful? 

Keywords:     student awareness     sustainability          college campus                                                        programs      success

1. Start with a broad keyword:  sustainability = 86,000+ articles

2. Add narrower keywords: college campus - notice your results are more specific and fewer = 250+ articles.

4. And even narrower: program = 113. Limit your results to "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals."

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