Part 2: Search Strategies

Questions to Consider

As you read Part 2, consider the following:

  • How might you go about brainstorming quality keywords for your research scenario project?
  • What is helpful about searching for sources in library databases?
  • What is difficult about searching for sources in library databases?

Part 2: Search Strategies Outline

The following nine chapters are in Part 2:

  • Reflecting On Your Strategic Process
  • Start With Your Keywords
  • Avoiding Your Own Bias
  • Library Search Tools
  • Barber Library Website Overview
  • Selecting a Library Search Tool
  • Putting It All Together
  • Selecting Non-Library Search Tools
  • Search Strategies Summary

It should take approximately 60 minutes to complete Part 2.

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Introduction to Finding Information by Kirsten Hostetler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.