Catalogue tips Up your relevancy: Add terms such as “ Social aspects ” “ History ” “ Environmental aspects ” “ industry ” “ psychological aspects ” “ in art ”
Subject headings Interested in the issue of overconsumption? overconsumption Search as keyword. See # 2: Managing overflow in affluent societiesManaging overflow in affluent societies Follow links at the bottom of the record
Overcoming obstacles 1. Terms count. Brainstorm synonyms Handbags OR purses Cigarettes OR tobacco use OR smoking OR nicotine addiction IPhone or cell phone or cellular telephone or smart phone or mobile telephone
2. Be prepared to think broad Nothing on… Handbags? Cell phones? Espresso machines?
3. Don’t marry your topic Even in this age of information, many research gaps exist It’s possible that no scholar has published on your topic Mine a rich vein: leave the obscure for grad school
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