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The main concepts in your question form the foundation of your search:
To cover the range of terminology used in the literature, you must also identify any synonyms or similar keywords for each concept:
Once you have your list of terms for each concept, you can combine them to create a search strategy. Combine these keywords using the search connectors OR & AND.
OR: combines similar keywords - sustainable OR renewable
AND: combines different concepts - sustainable AND engineering
Use an asterisk * to find word variations e.g. engineer* will find engineer, engineering, etc. Use double quotes for phrases such as "civil engineering".
Search example: "sustainable" OR "renewable" AND "engineer*" AND "community development" OR "community engagement"