State Your Topic as a Question:
- For example, if you are interested in finding out about how John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln, phrase your question: "Describe how John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln."
- Identify the Keywords in your question. Here they are John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln and assassination.
Too Much Information?
- If you are finding too many sources, narrow your topic by using the "and" operator.
For example: "President Lincoln" and "John Wilkes Booth"
Too Little Information?
- You may need to broaden your topic or perhaps select a different one. Broaden your topic by linking similar words with the "or" operator.