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Developing Your Research Question

Narrow your topic and generate keywords (search terms) with these free online tools.


Developing Keywords for Research

Options: Examples:

1. Enter your primary keyword.

cybersecurity or cyber security

2. Add one of your specific keywords to narrow the search.    


cybersecurity and phishing

cybersecurity and business

3. Use alternative spellings and/or synonyms.

computer security

network security

4. Mix and match your keywords.

cybersecurity and network

network security and phishing



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