· Do not search using long phrases from your topic.
Ex. The most affordable cars to purchase = affordable cars
Ex. Major symptoms people experience with the common cold = common cold symptoms
· An article can still be useful even if your search terms do not appear within an article’s title. The terms can still appear within the article itself.
· Always try synonyms when searching to receive the best results
o Hip-hop, rap, urban music, or r&b
o Children, kids, or toddlers
Boolean operators are useful when tying more than one keyword together.