What are the most important concepts in your research question? What are different terms for each concept?
Think of specific and general terms. Could terms have changed?
Mitchelville Hilton Head Port Royal
Penn Center Penn Normal and Industrial school
Construct a search. Keep track, you'll probably try many different combinations
terms must be present, narrows results
any of the terms may be present, broadens results
wildcard looks for different endings
dialect* dialect, dialects
diction* finds diction, dictionary, dictionaries
enclose terms in quotes to search for a phrase