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Ethel K Smith Library

K: Pilot ENG 110: University Writing and Research A&C: Research Planning

Research Keywords

Starting Research Term(s):

autobiography, immigrant

Brainstorm Synonyms

autobiography, memoir, diary, journal, "personal narrative"
immigrant, migrant, emigrant


Hit or Miss V. Phrase Searching

 Phrase Searching " "


Phrase Search: "prosocial behavior"

This time our paired keywords appear next to each other.

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Boolean Operators




Wildcards, typically the #, look for all possible variations of a letter in a single position within a word.

Search: Wom#n
Woman, Women, Womyn, Wom!n, Wom@n

Boolean Game: Vampires