1. Start with an issue of concern, e.g., Gentrification.
2. Search within a database and look for alternative terms to use. Your search might now be Gentrification OR Urban Renewal.
3. After further examining your search results, your search might look like
Gentrification OR Urban Renewal
Racism OR Race OR Discrimination
Hispanic OR Mexican OR Latino (OR...)
4. Use an asterisk (*, Shift + 8) to find different endings, e.g., Discriminat* will find Discriminate, Discriminatory, etc. as well as Discrimination.
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Improve your search by using the options on the sidebar to the left of your search results.
Narrow your search:
Select Show More>> to see other limit options (Language, Age Group, etc.)
Choose Subject: Thesaurus Term to see the terms most associated with your topic; you can select terms to focus your search, or try a new search using the suggested terms.
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