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ESL 924: Prof. Carey: Search Strategy

Search Strategy: Keywords

Jessica's Sample Essay Topic: 

The Dakota Access Pipeline should not operate because it threatens the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

Use keywords that represent the main ideas of your topic.


Keywords: Brainstorming

Oil pipeline

“Dakota Access Pipeline”


Sioux tribe

Lakota Sioux

Dakota Sioux

“Standing Rock”


harms or threatens

environment* or culture*