Before begining your search, identify and write down the important concepts for your research topics. You can arrange these concept in columns, and under each column write down alternative terms or phrases that may also be used to represent that concept.
Then, combine these concepts & determine where to start your search.
Below are files to help you develop your search strategy and determine where to start searching:
The first step in any search for information is to develop a search strategy.
A search strategy is a plan on how you will look for information to suit your research needs.
Why a search strategy? It helps you to
A search strategy will evolve along the way as your research evolves.
Below are the steps to develop a search strategy:
After finding something relevant, you can base your continuing search on what you have already found to get addtional relevant information. In fact, every relevant book, journal article or database record is an introduction to new information for you.