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ENGL 1301 Wolfe

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

Keyword Generators