Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017
A search strategy is your plan for how to search for information for your assignment.
This involves identifying the key concepts in your topic, creating a list of alternative terms to search, using techniques like "truncation" to allow variant terms, and employing "Boolean operators" to formulate search expressions.
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