Choosing A Topic

This module covers topic selection and how to identify keywords to search your topic.

When you have completed this module you should be able to:

  • broaden or narrow a topic
  • identify keywords for a topic
  • use connectors and truncation in constructing a search
  • understand the difference between keyword and subject searching
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Original Clarke Searchpath material © 2004 by Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa. Searchpath incorporates material © 2001-2002 by the Board of Trustees of Western Michigan University and from TILT, a tutorial developed by the Digital Information Literacy Office for the University of Texas System Digital Library, © 1998-2002. This material may be reproduced, distributed, or incorporated only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Searchpath Open Publication License.