What were your search terms (keywords, controlled vocabularies and why?)

Part 2. Essay – below is a rough break down on what your Essay should coverIntroductionSomewhere in the introduction, you should mention:This is a paper on your experience in researching your topicStructure of your paper (i.e. preliminary research, refining topic and etc.)Thesis (your reflection or opinion of your overall research process)Length: 5-7 complete sentencesPreliminary researchWhat did you do to get a working knowledge of your topic?What was the source?Did writing a summary help you, and explain how?Length: 5-7 complete sentencesRefining the topicExplain how you refined your topic?Why you refined it?Was it helpful to you research process?Length: 5-7 complete sentencesSearch terms and search operatorsWhat were your search terms (keywords, controlled vocabularies and why?)Did you modified some of your search terms when you were searching for relevant books for your topics?How did you know if the books were relevant to your topic or not?Did you understand Boolean operators? Did you feel comfortable in using it in your book search?How did it help you in your research?Searching in the library catalog, electronic databasesWhat were some of the databases you searched in and why?What were your search strategies, and the limiters you chose and why?How did you know if some of the sources were relevant to what you were looking for or not?Reflect about your search process in the databases. (What would you do the same and might do differently?)Internet ResearchingWhat search engine did you use and why?What were search strategies and limiters you chose and why?How did you know if some of the sources were relevant to what you were looking for or not?Reflect about search process in the Internet. (What would you do the same and might do differently?)ConclusionDiscussed what you have learned about the research processDiscussed what you have learned about yourself as a researcherAny other information you observed or became awareDo you consider yourself more information competent and or literate? Why or why not?Concluding statement (re-stating your thesis)