Should I Rethink My Search?

Submitted by Nicole Hennig on September 8th, 2021
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Short Description: 

Searching for information in library resources is often like exploring a new land. You often won’t find what you're looking for the first time you search. Complete this tutorial to learn strategies for rethinking your search for better results.

Learning Outcomes: 

Students will learn ways to revise a search that isn't working the first time.

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Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated): 

This tutorial and optional assignment can serve as a stand alone tutorial or can be used in the flipped classroom.

Suggested Citation: 
Hennig, Nicole. "Should I Rethink My Search?." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2021.


This tutorial was created collaboratively by Yvonne Mery and Nicole Hennig.