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If you would like assistance related to choosing a topic, searching databases, evaluating information, or accessing articles, feel free to contact Suzi.
For an overview of the research process, along with worksheets you can use, read through the research guide below:
Choosing a topic can be tricky. Below are some tips for choosing a topic:
Tip: Zero results in a database doesn't always mean that there are no articles about your topic. Sometimes you just haven't found the "right" search word(s) yet. Can you find different words that mean basically the same thing?
Before searching for articles in a database, write down possible keywords you could use for searching. Include all of the following in your list:
Search with different combinations of these words. It often takes a few searches before you find a combination of search words that retrieve the results you want.