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Writing Processes: Home

This guide lists resources that will help you find information for your assignments.

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Keywords for Searching

Identify words in your research question. Think about the requirements of your assignment. Make a list.

If your essay is to determine a solution to the problem of plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean or the you could choose the following keywords. It's helpful to put phrases in quotation marks.

  • "Great Pacific Garbage Patch"
  • microplastics
  • "marine debris"
  • "Pacific Ocean"
  • Recycling
  • Environment*
  • "Environmental Conditions"

Try a search statement that combines two items on your list.

  • "marine debris" and "Pacific Ocean"


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