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CORE 181: Writing about Home (Peter Miller): Search Languages

Know your terms!

No matter which subject you are researching, there is a reasonable chance that that field has a language ... a vocabulary that you may not know! 

Search Languages: How to find search phrases and discipline specific vocabulary

  • Gather background information on the subject. Example: CREDO REFERENCE
  • Read those abstracts
  • Remember Subject Headings
  • Pay attention to autofill (Look up when typing!)