One of the most difficult part of conducting a good search is figuring out which terms to use and how to combine them to find resources that are relevant. As you begin researching in disciplines that are new to you, you will become familiar with the language and vocabulary.
Research Tip: As you continue to do research, keep track of the keywords and concepts you come across. They can help you build better searches and find better, more relevant results.
|Starting term||Alternative terms|
|sports events||athletic events|
college sports facilities
aquatic sports facilities
If your professor hasn't give you a topic already, you will have to develop your own topic. Here are some tips to get you started.
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