Once you have narrowed down your research topic or research question, you can create a search to find more information.
Create a Search
Put each idea keyword in (parentheses) separated by AND. Then find synonyms for the idea keywords, by thinking or looking at research starting points. Add those synonyms inside the parentheses, separated by OR.
(idea 1) AND (idea 2) AND (idea 3)
(idea 1 OR idea one) AND (idea 2 OR idea two) AND (idea 3 OR idea three)
Is consumerism sustainable as the population grows?
(consumerism) AND (sustainability) AND (population growth)
(consumerism OR overconsumption) AND (sustainability) AND (“population growth” OR “population increase” OR overpopulation)