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Chapter 18. Seek and Ye Shall Find > Basic Training - Pg. 201

Seek and Ye Shall Find 201 2. · Subject:The Beats Include related words.Brainstorm synonyms to expand or narrow your search. For example, if you're writing on overcrowding in national parks, here are some possible synonyms: · Environmentalism · National monuments · Federal lands · Wilderness · Conservation · Government lands 3. Learn the lingo.Nearly every research tool has an abbreviation--or two. The World Wide Web, for example, is abbreviated as WWW; Something About the Author is called SATA. You can learn the abbreviations for print sources by checking the introduction or index. For online sources, check the Help screen. Write Angles Scan the Library of Congress Guide to Subject Headings for help finding synonyms or related terms for your research topic.