Answered By: Lynn VanLeer
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2017     Views: 90

When you start your database search, it is easiest to start with the terms or words you already use or know.

These are called keywords. 

After you conduct a broad search with one or two of those terms you can look in the results to get ideas of other keywords or subject terms to try. 

 

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