Develop your search strategy
Different databases work in different ways, so you need to adapt your search strategy for each of the databases you use. This process is often referred to as "tailoring" your search. You may also decide to develop separate search strategies for different aspects of your research.
Documenting your search
Define your search question
Choosing a topic for a research project is a crucial first step. A good topic will develop from the following activities. This process is known as defining your search question, or framing an answerable question. This step reduces the amount of time spent sifting through irrelevant results and papers.
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