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CMAT 490 DeWitt & Horikami: Keywords

Use keywords when searching library tools

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.

Converting a research statement into keywords and keyword phrases

Research Question:

What can colleges do to promote sustainability programs on a campus?

Keywords:  promote                sustainability          campus            programs

Synonyms: advocate               recycling               schools            methods

                  encourage          waste reduction        university         systems