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Planning your search

A guide to the steps involved in planning an effective search for information.

Planning your search

The first step in the '5 steps to effective library research' is to plan your search.

5 steps to effective library research model highlighting first step, Plan your search.

Time spent carefully planning your search can save valuable time later on and lead to more relevant results and a more robust search strategy. You should consider the following

Once you have planned your search, you are ready to design and carry out your search: