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EAS 532: Search Strategy

LibGuide in support of EAS 532 term paper assignment

Citation Management

As you identify useful articles and books, download the citations from the databases, catalog, and web into a citation manager. For more information, see the following tabs. 

Keyword Brainstorming

1. Use the report text and your classroom materials to create a list of keywords and phrases. 

2. Develop a list of synonyms that may be used by authors to describe your keywords.

3. Use the database thesaurus to check for both your main keywords and synonyms to create a list of terms that is in alignment with the database wording. 

Search Strategy Structure

4. Use the handout below to create a series of search strings and then to plan an orderly search. 

Subject Guide

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