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Science - Geography 1: Searching Instructions

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Steps in Online Searching

Step 1: Think about your research topic.

Topic for Term 1

Compare the Health challenges of ONE African country (excluding South Africa) and one European country.

Step 2: Identify the main keywords and concepts
Step 3: Locate and Access Resources
Step 4: Search for:
  • Online Books & Encyclopedias
  • Newspaper articles
  • Online databases for articles
Step 4: Make use of Boolean Techniques (AND, OR, NOT) when conducting a search
Step 5: Write your report. Ensure that you acknowledge your Resources (Cite & Reference)

Searching Techniques

BOOLEANS OPERATORS: Learn how to combine KEYWORDS for better results

Video: Boolean Operators