Whatever your Mission 10 project, you will need to locate reliable information. On this page you will find sites and advice on how to be sure that you are searching effectively.
Use AND to find all your search terms
migrant AND labour AND remittances
Use OR to find any of your search terms
migration OR remittances
Search for exact phrases using quotations " " (this is important to prevent confusion with "economic development".)
Use truncation (*) to find different word endings and plurals
econom* finds economist, economic, economics, economy, economical…
Use the Wildcard (?) to find variations in spelling
labo?r finds labor and labour
Use brackets ( ) for complex search statements
“development economics” AND (migration OR remittances)
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of results from a simple Google search? Remember that there are a number of useful alternatives. Do yourself a favour and try these when you are next searching:
RefSeek is a web search engine for students and researchers that aims to make academic information easily accessible to everyone. RefSeek searches more than one billion documents, including web pages, books, encyclopedias, journals, and newspapers. RefSeek's unique approach offers students comprehensive subject coverage without the information overload of a general search engine—increasing the visibility of academic information and compelling ideas that are often lost in a muddle of sponsored links and commercial results ("About").
A Google alternative safe search engine for students offering information and reference sites: art, social sciences,social issues,social problems, history, ...
Wolfram Alpha is a powerful search tool. It uses a complex set of algorithms to answer questions or calculations that you input into the search box. Type in a city and you will be greeted with maps and more demographics than you will ever need. Enter equations, dates, math formulas, or just about anything else, and you will be amazed at the results that are returned. You can find everything from the nutritional value of an apple, to the real time position of the International Space Station as it orbits Earth. (BrightHub Education)