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Spark 001 (Contreras): Time to search the databases!

Spark Seminar: The Border and Chicana/o Texts

Searching for scholarly articles about your topic

A Google spreadsheet is linked here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11pcgUQTHyG8F03szO2hAs-L2EfRdZskbmuKCq5bUDmU/edit?usp=sharing. Please enter your name in the first column.

  • What you're going to do is search Academic Search Complete for a scholarly article about your chosen topic.
     
  • In the second column, enter your search strategy. For example, if your topic was health care and Chicanos, you might enter "health care AND chicano*."
     
  • Then cut and paste the citation for the article into the spreadsheet into the third column.
     
  • In the fourth column, name a database that you think might also be useful for your search. Review the databases listed in the "Suggested Databases" tab to complete this part.

After about 20 minutes, we'll return to class to discuss your findings.