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First Year Seminar - Augustana Library

FYS Exercise 2: Getting Started with Research

Step 1:

Watch all of the videos on this page to learn about research topics, key concepts and keywords, putting a search together, and more.

Step 2:

Complete FYS Exercise 2: Getting Started with Research.

Choosing a Research Topic

Do you need to choose a research topic? Watch this video for guidance!

Key Concepts and Keywords

Learn how to identify the key concepts and search terms for your research topic.

Putting a Search Together

Learn about combining your search terms using Boolean operators.

Search Tips: Truncation and Phrase Searching

Learn about two useful tips for effective searching.

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