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SWK 736 Contemporary Social Work: An Integrative Approach

This guide is to be used in conjunction with the Capstone research papers required in this course. The main page for each tab highlights research and search tips that direct student to appropriate resources and how to use them.

Improving Your Search Strategy

Improving Your Search Strategy

After you have done some background reading and formulated your research question it is time to begin searching in some of our databases for articles.  This tutorial will help you learn how to select keywords and improve your search strategy.

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Search Strategy Builder

Use the Search Strategy Builder below to help you create your own search string.  Enter the appropriate keyword or phrase that represents each concept or the main idea you wish to search. Remember to include any synonyms for each concept as well