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Breaking Up Your Topic with the Right Keywords

In order to search effectively, it's important to break out the main concepts of your research question into keywords.

     Research question:  How is violence being prevented in public schools?    

Break up your research question into keywords that represent the main concepts:

  • Violence
  • Prevention
  • Public Schools

Search for each keyword, connected with an 'AND', indicating you want results that discuss all the concepts.:

      violence AND prevention AND public schools

In many databases, they provide three lines for you, for three different concepts:

 

 

 

 

 

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