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Research Tutorials: Choosing Search Terms


A difficult task for any researcher is uncovering the best words and phrases to use for a particular topic. It can be daunting to state your topic in a way that the research tools understand.

This tutorial will give you the basic tools you'll need to choose appropriate search terms and begin constructing quality search statements. 

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Choosing Search Terms tutorial

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