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  Search: 
 
 

Step 1: Search Terms from Research Question

Starting Reaserch Question:


What are the ethical implications of police surveilance?



 Find important words, and refine ambiguous terms:


     What are the ethical implications of police surveilance?

Good Initial Search Terms: (Think of synonyms)



     implications,  "station cameras",  "dash cameras", "body cameras",

 

Step 2: Get Background Information

Encyclopedias

  • Overview   -   Gain a broad understanding of your topic
  • Definitions - Be an informed reader
  • Notable Names - Know the major players
  • Dates & Events - Contextualize your topic
  • Bibliographies - Fish those citations!

 General Encyclopedias

 

Step 3: Gather More Search Terms

Build a list of keywords and synonyms

 

"Body Worn Camera" • "Body Cam" • BWV
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Impact • Evaluation • Outcomes • Results

(Additional Concepts)
"Dash Cam" • Surveilance

Evidence


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