Research Survival Guide

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Chapter 1: Topics & Sources

This module covers topic selection; how to identify keywords to search your topic;
and the types of information sources you can use for your topic.

When you have completed this module you should be able to:

  • broaden or narrow a topic

  • identify keywords for a topic

  • use connectors and truncation in constructing a search

  • understand the difference between keyword and subject searching

  • identify a variety of information sources

  • identify characteristics of library resources & information from the web



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