Q. What are keywords?
A keyword is a word or phrase that represents or is associated with information you want to find. Keywords are used to facilitate an online search for information.
Finding the right keywords will make finding the information you need via a search engine much easier and more efficient.
For more information on identifying keywords, including tips on how to identify keywords in a text or assessment task, see our Identifying Effective Keywords resource.
For more information on effective searching, see our resource on refining your search.