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Sociology 001 (Duenas): Key Words & Search Terms

Introduction to Sociology

Topics, Concepts & Terms

working with topics

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Tips for Finding Keywords & Subject Headings

 
  • Use a visual thesaurus like Snappy Words, Visuwords, or GraphWords
  • Use references sources like Credo Reference to get background information and key words.
  • Most EBSCO databases have a tool to help you discover subject terms. See EBSCO Academic Search Complete > Subject Terms
  • Most ProQuest databases have a tool to help you discover subject terms: See PsycInfo > Thesaurus
  • When you find a useful article, look at the database Subject Headings and record them as possible search terms. (Example)

 

Finding Background Information

Concept Mapping

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