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1. Develop your research question:
Develop a question that is clear, focused, concise, complex, and arguable. (The Writing Center of George Mason University, "How to Write a Research Question," https://writingcenter.gmu.edu/guides/how-to-write-a-research-question.)
2. Identify the key words and concepts in your research question:
3. Use AND to connect these ideas in an advanced search:
4. Think of synonyms for your keywords to develop a more complete search. Use OR to add these synonyms:
5. Use an asterisk * to search for multiple endings/suffixes for a word and quotation marks " " to search for a complete phrase. Examples: Searching for teen* will help you find results for teen, teenager, teenagers.
6. Narrow your search by limiting results to:
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