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Library Citations:terminology of a book, article or elements website for reference listLibraryTerms Abstracts:Library Are a summary of an articleTerminology Research Databases:library Contain scholarly, popular, or newspaper articles from vettedterminology sources
Start with a Research TopicWhat kinds of information do you need? Identify Keywords and Synonyms
Translate your topic into keywords or segmentsWorkplace Violence aggression bullying employee stress worker
WorkersConcept A Workplace Employees managers AggressionConcept B Violence Anger management Gun control Mental health
Narrows a search Both terms appear in same recordAND Terms have different meanings example: workplace AND mental health Broadens a search Either term may appear in recordOR Terms have similar meanings example: aggression OR violence
Can look for multiple endings of a word or pluralsasterisk homeless* homeless, homelessness, homeless people Allows you to specify how close you want your terms to appear in the recordProximity drug w1 abuse
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