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Preparing to Search

Before you even put your fingers to the keyboard, it's a good idea to spend a couple of minutes thinking about the different keywords, or search terms, that you can use when you are searching.

In this section you will learn how to create effective keywords to help you get better search results. These search tips can be used in the databases to find articles and also in the library catalog to find books.

This section will take approximately 4 minutes to complete.