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1. Am I in a suitable search tool?
- Does this database index (point to) journals that have content on this subject?
2. What keywords will capture this subject?
- What terms are scholars using?
- Are there subject headings I can use?
- In what other ways can this concept be represented? Are there related terms?
- Is there a specific artist, film, or event I can use to "enter" the topic?
3. Can I leverage database functionality?
- Can I use database options to filter content? e.g. to peer-reviewed journal articles.
- Can I use database options to narrow or broaden my search?
- Can I successfully use field searching in a database?