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Writing 101 (Merrill): Check In

Search Strategy 1

  1. Does this search use the strategies we discussed in a logical way?
  2. What strategies are used?  (truncation, phrase searching, fields, methodology limiter, Boolean logic)

Research Question:  What is the relationship between social media consumption and depression?

Search 1:

“social media” AND "Facebook"

AND

Depress* OR “mental health”

Search Strategy 2

  1. Does this search use the strategies we discussed in a logical way?
  2. What strategies are used?  (truncation, phrase searching, fields, methodology limiter, Boolean logic)

Research Question:  Is family therapy effective in treating secondary traumatic stress disorder in caregivers?

Search 2:

“family therapy”

AND

“care giver” OR caretaker

AND

“secondary traumatic stress disorder”