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ME 333T - Engineering Communication

Thinking about Your Topic and the Keyword Generator

Thinking About Your Search Topic

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Lack of search success seems to go wrong in two opposite directions --- many results but not focused on the topic or not many at all.


  • Using synonyms
  • Using broader terms
  • Narrowing the search with appropriate other terms
  • That the defaults of the search interface may not be as you expect; words may be searched as a phrase
  • Looking at the indexing terms of search results that are good matches
  • Using limits

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