Provide a precise statement of a proposed research topic and a list of keywords or search
terms you would use to search for information about this topic. Select an appropriate database(s) from the
subject list on the library home page. Explain why
you selected any particular database(s). Carry out your searches, and list the number of relevant resources returned. Comment on the usefulness of the results.
Provides practice in using electronic databases
to access information.
Illustrates the necessity of preparing a search strategy.
Teaches the mechanics of searching.
Provides practice using a bibliographic
To complete this assignment,
it will be helpful to review the following information:
Adapted from Memorial
University Libraries Ideas for Library/Information Assignments,
Memorial University of Newfoundland, (c)2004.
Confused about conducting
database searches? Ask a librarian for help at the Research Support Desk