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Strategies for Finding Keywords
Finding keywords for your topic is a process. Here are some useful strategies:
- Read a short article on your topic. Note the vocabulary used in the text.
- Once you find one scholarly article, use the author supplied keywords and/or subject headings listed in the database record.
- Use Credo Reference mind map feature or other visual thesaurus to generate related terms.
- Keep a list of terms that produce good/poor results.
Search Credo Reference
Search reference books for general information about a topic and to discover relevant search terms.