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Research Terrorism

This guide will help you learn how to search the databases that will be most useful to you as you do research on the subject of terrorism.

Develop a Research Strategy

Remember to watch the following videos to develop a research strategy:

Example Topic and Keywords

Example Topic:The ideology of the al-Qaeda terrorist group

You need to use specific keywords that are most important to the topic. So, before you start searching, think about keywords you're going to use for searching. Here are a few that are related to this topic.

Example Keywords:

  • al-Qaeda
  • al-Qaida
  • al-Qa'ida
  • terrorism
  • ideology
  • doctrine
  • fundamentalism

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