Unformatted text preview: 3. Ontario 40 Lab 2 ‐ Scientific Literature Then, we must think of possible synonyms or more specific keywords that might help to narrow our search: 1. 2. 3. Climate: climate change, temperature, warming Forest: boreal forest, trees, spruce, conifers Ontario: North America, Canada, Ontario After completing this preliminary analysis, we can perform an initial search using these keywords, and then combine them: (forest or tree) and (climate change) and (Canada or Ontario) In BIOSIS previews, enter the first set of keywords in the top search field and make sure the pull‐down menu at the right indicates Topic. Figure 2. BIOSIS General Search screen. Enter the two keywords in the search field and select Topic at
the right to indicate what type of keywords you typed in. Now click on the Search button. Results are shown in figure 3. Figure 3. Results of a keyword search in BIOSIS previews. Search Advanced Search Search History We can see that there are over 380,000 references on forests or trees. This is clearly too many references for us to go through. Now click on the ‘Search’ link to go back to the main...
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