Keywords - are the words you use to do research in a database. Instead of full-length sentences, break your question down into the words that contain the most meaning.
Source - Information comes in many different forms. Types of sources include newspapers, magazines, books, scholarly journals, websites, blogs, eBooks, etc.
Volume & Number -
The volume and number of an article helps the reader find where that article is published.
Example: Vol. 3, No. 7 – tells you that the source you are looking at is published in the 7th issue of the 3rd volume.
Credibility - To be credible, a source must contain information that is reliable and accurate or be written or created by a trustworthy author.
Database - A database is an online collection of information from print and media sources like newspapers, magazines, reference books, journals, and videos.
Scholarly/Peer Reviewed - Peer reviewed articles are articles that are written by an expert and then reviewed by a panel of others experts in the same field. This ensures that accurate and unbiased information is published.
Citation - A citation is the credit given to the source of an idea, information, or image. Any words, ideas, or images that you do not create yourself must be given credit if you use then in your work.
Relevance - To be relevant, the information in your source must be connected to your research question or topic. Keep in mind that even if a source is reliable it may not be relevant to your topic.