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- To search for journals not on the list, go here:
Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies
Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power
PS: Perspectives on Politics
How to Start a Search:
Step 1: Think about your topic/focus
Step 2: Extract the main keywords/concepts
Step 3: Open your database of choice (see "Databases" tab)
Step 4: Input each of the words into the search lines. Click 'Search'!
Bonus Step: Select search limiters (left side of screen)
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Narrowing a Search / Preventing Information Overload
improve your results by adding another term to your search
Pro Tip 1:
Pro Tip 2:
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How to Read a Scholarly/Academic Article
Often, the contents of an academic article cannot be grasped by a single reading.
You have to engage with it several times, but in different ways.