Watch this video to learn how to find articles on your topic. Use just one of your topic ideas for now. Head to our website to follow along: lib.smumn.edu
social support OR social relationships OR friendship
quality of life OR wellbeing
elderly OR older OR geriatric
dementia OR Alzheimer’s OR memory loss
“social support” OR “social relationships” OR friendship
“quality of life” OR wellbeing
elder* OR older OR geriatric
dementia OR Alzheimer’s OR “memory loss”
Click Search again once you’ve added your additional terms. Your search boxes should look something like this:
Narrow or broaden your search to find the most relevant results on your topic. Your goal is to have between 50 and 1,000 search results.
Your topic might be too broad. Try these methods to narrow your results:
Your topic might be too specific. Try these methods to broaden your results:
Scan the first few pages of your SuperSearch search results. Hover over the magnifying glass icon next to an article's title to read the summary (abstract). Can you find 2-3 articles that seem to address each aspect of your topic?
You'll save these articles in the next step in this guide.
You'll be sharing your keywords in a discussion board in Canvas, so take the time now to copy/paste or write down the terms from each row that you wound up using in your search.