Choosing A Topic

This module covers topic selection and how to identify keywords to search your topic.

When you have completed this module you should be able to:

  • broaden or narrow a topic

  • identify keywords for a topic

  • use connectors and truncation in constructing a search

  • understand keyword searching

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