This one-minute video by Laidlaw College Library (2010) shows how to brainstorm for keywords about a research question.
Scholarly subject encyclopedias provide background information about specific topics. Entries or articles, written by scholars or subject experts, include bibliographies or suggested readings that will lead to more information on your topic.
You can use subject encyclopedias to identify keywords for your research in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
The following resources are useful for exploring your topic: