Keywords

Think of a topic in your subject area - perhaps an essay title from later on in the term. Now fill in the boxes below to build your keyword search:

Step one - Divide your topic into key concepts
Concept number Key concept

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2

3

4

Step two - For each of the key concepts above, think of possible keyword variations
Concept number Keyword Keyword variation Keyword variation 2

Concept 1

or

or

Concept 2

or

or

Concept 3

or

or

Concept 4

or

or

Step three - Now put it all together
Concept number Keyword Keyword variation Keyword variation 2

Concept 1

or

or

AND/OR/NOT Concept 2

or

or

AND/OR/NOT Concept 3

or

or

AND/OR/NOT Concept 4

or

or

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