A literature review is the process of finding and reading articles or other types of information about your topic(s). It may also include writing a summary of the articles, which helps put your project in the context of what others have said about your topic.
|Main Word/Concept||Similar Word/Concept||Similar Word/Concept|
|Example: Technology||Electronics||Cell phones|
If you're not finding quality results from your Google searches, try some of the tips below.
|Search for an exact phrase||" "||"big brother africa"|
|Eliminate a word||-||"green revolution" -india|
|Search a specific site or page||site:||rachel dolezal" site:aljazeera.com|
|Include alternative words||OR||macklemore thrift race OR class OR gender|
Use Google Advanced Search for easier access to these options and more.
For even more search tips, see this page from MIT.
AND link words by AND to search for all words in the same resource
OR link words by OR to search for one word or another (instead of both/all words)
NOT to eliminate results with a certain term
“Quotations” – add quotations to a group of two or more words to search for the exact phrase