Try searches using the following keywords:
Place quotation marks around phrases of more than 1 word when searching. (EX: "artificial intelligence")
Keywords are useful as a first step in searching when you're trying to find the terminology that is works best for researching your topic. You can look through your results for possisble subject terms and use those to narrow your results even further.
When using an EBSCO database to search subject terms, change the "Select a Field" option to indicate "SU Subject Terms."
Place quotation marks around your subject terms as indicated above.
Here are some subject headings you might use in your search:
VIRUS diseases -- Transmission
CENTERS for Disease Control & Prevention
HUMAN abnormalities -- Etiology
YOUTH -- Health
WOUNDS & injuries -- Prevention
Find ideas in the syllabus, your text, class discussion, or Google News.
Narrow down a broad topic by asking yourself
the 5 W's: who? what? where? when? why?
As you search the databases, looking at
subject headings and abstracts can help you
focus your topic.
Using Boolean operators (AND, OR, and NOT) with your keywords will help you narrow or expand your results.
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