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Sample Keywords

Examples of how to consider which words to use.

For teenage moratoriums, try:

  • teenage moratoriums
  • identity moratorium adolescents

What are other words for teenager? adolescent, adolescents, teen, teens, teenagers

  • Teen* Depression
  • Teen* drugs
  • Teen* sex*
  • Adolescen* hormon*
  • Dating (violence OR abuse)
  • Adolescent* education technology
  • Adolescent* social media
  • Adolescents (risk OR risky)
  • Bullying
  • Adolescent* brain (growth OR development)

What does the * do? it stands in the place of the various endings to a root word

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  • Do not enter your entire thesis statement.
  • Enter only the most important words or phrases.
  • Consider words that mean the same thing (synonyms).
  • The more words/phrases you enter, the fewer the results.
  • If your results do not match your need, think of other words/phrases to try.

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Research Articles

A research article will typically contain these parts, not always in this order:

  • Title and Author
  • Abstract
  • Introduction/Review of the literature
  • Methods/Methodology
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion/Summary/Findings
  • References/Sources

An easy way to find research articles is to use the check box for References Available.

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