Creating Keyword Searches

Creating Keyword Searches

There are some good tools you can use to create an effective search strategy.

Click on each tool below to learn more about its use.

Connectors, such as AND, OR, and NOT, sometimes called Boolean operators Truncation, truncation symbols are like a wildcard Nesting, helps organize your search
Worksheet Question 4: Now it’s your turn. On page 2, use the search box provided to create your own keyword search statements for your research question. Try out connectors, truncation, and nesting.

For review, go to Section 4: Searching Basics.