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How do I use keywords in a search?

Once you have identified your keywords, you want to turn them into a search string and begin searching databases.

Here are a few sample search strings.

You can use the * (asterisk) to get variable endings of your keyword, and use AND to connect words and phrases.

#1 organic* AND farm* AND health*

#2 conventional* AND farm* AND health*

#3 organic farming AND health benefits

#4 organic farming AND conventional farming AND human health

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For practice, try this tutorial: How Do I Create a Search Strategy?

How do I create a search strategy?

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