The keywords you use can have a profound impact on the results of your research. Using the “right” words will speed up the research process, while the “wrong” words can bring it to a halt.
Before you can begin searching for information, you need to identify keywords related to your topic. Key terminology can easily be found by scanning:
If you are still struggling:
Struggling to identify #keywords based on your #topic?
Try this instead... what words would you #hashtag if you were posting to a #social network feed?
Created by the University of Houston Library.
Make a list or use the chart above to track keywords related to your topic.
Keep it by your side when you start your research.