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ID 306: Issues in Midwestern Agriculture: Start

Encyclopedias (1st Floor)

Online Reference Resources

Generating Key Words

It will be important to brainstorm possible keywords in order to "research" effectively

  1. What words describe the main concepts you want to investigate? 
  2. What background needs to be filled in to understand the context for viewpoints?
  3. Are there synonyms for the search words you have selected?   
  4. How much can you find out about the author or organization presenting the info?

"Adoption of agricultural technology"
"Effects of Agricultural Technology"
"Soil Conservation"
"Land Management Technologies"
"Social effects of . . . "