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GOVTH 2305 Jinu Abraham

Honors Government

Selecting Keywords

  • Break down phrases
  • Search Google, Wikipedia, and the Databases for related terms, articles, and suggested searches
  • Look for synonyms
  • Subject Terms
  • Keep a Running List of your search terms
  • Use the Advanced Searching feature to search for more than one keyword at once

Boolean Searching

Boolean Searching

Selecting Articles for your Topic

  • Scan through the title
  • Check the abstract for topic relevance
  • Look at the Subject Terms 
  • Is it recent?
  • How will you tie this in with the assignment?

Library Catalog

Recommended Library Databases

       Make sure to check the Full text filter box to access article that the library has.