Narrow your topic:
Evaluate your research question using the following (adapted from George Mason University's Writing Centre Guide - How to Write a Research Question):
Your research should result in more questions
Phrase your topic in the form of a research question:
Use key words from your question to develop a search strategy
Search different spellings and plural/singular
An asterisk (*) or truncation symbols means I don't care how it ends e.g. behav*
Use quotation marks " " to search for a particular phrase e.g. "attention deficit hyperactivity disorder"
|Professional or trade journals
Scholarly journal articles:
Scholarly books and book chapters
Professional or trade journals:
|Search for these in Google, Google Scholar or ERIC
|Search for these resources using Library databases or Google
|sample search: "early childhood" caregiver* "trauma-informed care"
In all academic assignments: