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A guide to online inquiry and research

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Using the Right Keywords

Which keywords will give you
the best search results?

Keywords are the important words related to your subject.

Keywords should be precise and exact or you may not get the results you need.

It's always a good idea to use synonyms-- or words with similar meaning.  This will give you more results related to your search.

When you don't get the results you are looking for, try using alternative, or different words.

Question:  Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?"
Keywords:  Japan, Pearl Harbor, attack, bombing, World War II

Your Librarian is Here to Help!

Your librarian is here to help!
If you need any assistance with your
inquiry/research, just ask!  

Laurie Dukes
Elementary Librarian
AISR ES Learning Commons

5 Steps to Finding Information Online

Put it in Your Own Words

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