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ENG 101 Research and Composition C. Grimes: Search for Information

Using keywords to search a database

Keywords are very important when it comes to doing research. The better the keywords or combination of keywords, the better your search results will be. 

Now that you have a more refined topic, identify some good keyword combination you can use to search a database:

Next type your keyword combination into a database and do a search:

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Books and eBooks

Begin by looking for background information in reference books. Use the CannonCat search box below to search for reference books in the JCC Library.



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Using Google Scholar in conjunction with the library databases