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Biobehavioral Sciences Research Group- Lit Review Skills and Sources

ID search terms

ID your search terms

Indentifying your Search Terms

You can't just throw your thesis into a database-they cannot parse whole sentences properly.

If you want to know if family income affects children's school attendance in the southwestern United States, you need to break that up.


Look at your results, what terms are popping up?  You might not have phrased it like that, but maybe that is what it is called in the literature.

you searched for "parasitic worms" and you found the word helminth, which you can use to search with also

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