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ENG 107: College Writing (Duncan): Finding Academic Sources

Journal Articles - Focus on English

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What is Peer Review?

Creating Your Search

Enter each of your search terms into a separate search box.

This combines your search terms with AND (so that all words are included but the words don't have to be next to each other)

Searching MLA International Bibliography for consumer* AND "Black Mirror)

Searching Tips:

Use * to look for different spellings/variations of a word:

consumer* will find any word that starts with "haunt," including: haunt, haunting, haunted, hauntology...

Use " " to keep 2 or more words together as a phrase

"Black Mirror"

Improving Your Search

Use the Limits to narrow or improve your search, in particular:

  • Peer Reviewed (for scholarly journal articles)
  • Publication Date (for more current literature)

Limit to: peer reviewed, full text, exclude dissertations, publication date

Look at the subject headings for words that match your search terms. Note that this search for postcolonialism includes subject headings for both "postcolonialism" and "postcolonial approach."

Subject headings

You could search for both variations of this word by changing your search term to: postcolonial* | 503.943.7111 or 800.841.8261 | 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203-5798
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