of Keyword Searching
THING TO REMEMBER:
Computers DO NOT understand language.
are really mathematical machines. If you enter
"america" into a database, the computer
does not understand the concept, it merely looks
for anytime the letters a-m-e-r-i-c-a show up
in that order.
get a computer to find things on your topic, you
must translate your
research question into a search
strategy using recognized
commands in a database.
The commands will tell the computer what to do.
following section will introduce you to the process
of creating keyword searches. Once you have mastered
these concepts, you can use them in virtually