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LBS 4890 - Researching & Writing the Senior Project: Home

BASIC SEARCH PROCESS

 1. Plan Search

  • Refine your topic
  • Select keywords to represent concepts
  • Construct strategy (use boolean operators and truncation tools)
  • Choose database(s)

2. Perform Search

3. Review Results

4. Change Strategy if Necessary & Search Again

  • Double-check typing
  • Try other key/concept words (more broad; more specific; related terms)
  • Try another database    

 

Subject Guide

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300
323-343-3988