Narrowing or Broadening Searches

Once you have identified your keywords and found some results, it is time to start evaluating. Looking through the books, articles, websites and other information resources you might now realise you have too much of one aspect of your topic and not enough of something else.

Now is the time to actually look through what you have. This means you might need to go back to finding information. These downloadable help sheets will provide some hints of how to use different terms and considering techniques such as truncation.

  1. A downloadable helpsheet for Broadening your search
  2. A downloadable helpsheet for Narrowing down your search

You might also want to check out our additional help for Keyword Searching and Combining Keywords.