These are the words you type into OneSearch or into one of our databases to find your sources. Let's Practice!
If you aren't finding useful information, try using different keywords:
For background or overview information.
On OneSearch, use the Resource Type filter on the left side to narrow results to books/ebooks.
Find Specific and recent information.
On OneSearch, use the Resource Type filter on the left side to narrow results to journal articles.
Find latest and local information.
Use credible domains like .gov, .edu, and .mil. For .org sites, check the About Us page to see where they are funded and what their mission is.
Save time on Google! Search your keywords with site:gov, site:org, etc. to narrow results to a specific domain.
eBooks are an excellent way to find background and overview information for research. Learn how to divide and conquer eBook sections and how to search for information within an eBook, in the following tutorial.