Step 1: Search Terms from Research Question
Starting Reaserch Question:
Should people have the right to die, and is it ethical?
Find important words, and refine ambiguous terms.
Good Initial Search Terms: (Think of synonyms)
right to die, choice, ethics
Step 2: Get Background Information
- 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!
Step 3: Gather More Search Terms
Build a list of keywords and synonyms