Start with an idea
- What do you know about the topic?
- Is the topic doable?
- With resources in the library?
- With resources outside resources?
What is the outcome?
- Paper with bibliography (of course)
- Bibliography only
- Speech with bibliography
Put your topic into a statement or question
Looking at the dietary needs of Jewish or Muslim people
How do religions cope with dietary needs in the United States?
There are three basic parts: Religion / diet / United States.
What are other terms for politics? Are there narrower and/or related words that you might use?
What are the words for religion? Looking at a specific religion?
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Truncate Keywords in the search
cultur* will search for culture, cultures, cultural, cultura, etc.
or either word will be retrieved
diet or food or kosher, Jewish or Muslim
and both words must be in the result
Jewish and diet
and (or) to combine related terms
Jewish and (diet or kosher or food)
Begin with keywords
Find a good source from your search
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