Finding search terms
To get the best hits, you need to use the right search terms. This video (in German only) shows how to find suitable search terms on a topic and what you need to consider.
Give it a try
Now search for suitable search terms on your topic. Open the concept diagram and print it out if necessary:
Concept diagram (PDF, 145 KB)
- Enter your topic. What are your key concepts, i.e. the central aspects of your topic?
- Add more words to your concept diagram. The following pages will help you:
Wikipedia - Online encyclopaedia
Woxikon - Synonyms database
- Academic search engines often use a particular language to describe literature. In our catalogue, the keywords are in German. Other databases use English terms, for instance. Translate your terms.