These are some of the databases available that may be useful for your topic. Depending on the nation or culture you choose to investigate, there may be additional databases options. See the Subject database page.
for background information
National Monument & Surrounding Controversies
Example of Public Forgetting and Silences
Commemorative Practice from a Nation
|Determine the key ideas and terms in your topic.||Example: I am interested in the decolonization of Belize.|
|Think of synonyms or related terms.||decolonization / independence
Belize / British Hondurus
|Select useful resources to search.||Databases > Subject > Anthropology (other subject areas may apply including World History, Sociology, Political Science)|
|Construct a search strategy. Start with keyword searching.||Many databases default to a keyword search field.|
|Join similar terms with OR||decolonization OR independence
|Join dissimilar terms with AND||decolonization AND Belize
|Truncate a term (usually *)||decoloniz* (to search for decolonized, decolonize, decolonization)|
|Look for a phrase, using quotation marks.||"political resistance" / "colonial rule" / "Malcolm X"
Locate library databases from the Databases tab on the QuickSearch box found on the library's home page. Options include: