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- Use the AND operator when each result must contain all the search terms.
- Use the OR operator when each result needs to contain at least one of the search terms.
- Use the NOT operator when results must not include a certain word.
Welcome to the Bioethics Libguide!
This guide has information on all the bioethics-related resources available via the
Librarians are available all hours the library is open to assist you with any questions about library research and services you may have.
To reach a USF Librarian by phone please call 815.740.5041 or 800.726.6500 where you will be able to speak with the reference librarian on duty.
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Develop a Search Strategy
- Choose a topic based on your assignment.
- Turn your topic into a thesis statement.
- Pull out the keywords, the main concepts, from your research question.
- Find synonyms for your keywords - they give you more options for search terms. (Use a thesaurus!)
- Broaden or narrow your results by using Boolean Operators.
- Begin your search!