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Dual Credit ENGL 1301 Cy Ridge

Resources for Cy Ridge students in dual credit classes with Ms. Hibbitts and Ms. Funes.

Choosing Keywords

Developing Keywords for Research

Options: Examples:

1. Start with your primary keyword(s) or topic.


2. Add an additional keyword(s) to narrow the search.    


nursing children

nursing cancer

3. Use alternative spellings and/or synonyms.

nurses pediatrics

nursing oncology 

4. Mix and match your keywords.

nursing children

nurses oncology

Boolean Searching

Use BOOLEAN SEARCHING to improve your search results in the research databases. Using the boolean operators AND, OR, & NOT will make you a more successful researcher.