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Anthropology 116 (DeLugan)

Indigenous Activism in the Americas


You will be able to ...

  • articulate strategies for generating research questions.
  • translate a research question into a search strategy.
  • take advantage of database functionality & search strategies to locate information.
  • access information through Get it at UC and/or Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services.
  • contact a librarian for additional research assistance.


Introduction (5 min.)

  • Goals & outline for today

Generating Ideas (5 min.)

  • Background Information
  • Keywords

Creating Searches from Research Questions (15 min.)

  • Sample questions
  • Search strategies (AND/OR, phrases, truncation)
  • UC Library Search and Taylor & Francis journals

Activity (10 min.)

  • Try sample search in assigned database
  • Answer questions

Access Information (5 min)

Wrap-Up (10 min.)

  • Research assistance
  • Debrief

Library Instructor

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Olivia Olivares
Kolligian Library
KL 260
(209) 285-7742