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For this course, think about the information you need. Look at the questions from the assignment and identify the main ideas, and combine them with the name of the nation you are studying. For example:
- [Name of nation] AND Colonialism
- Colonial [Name of nation]
- [Name of nation] AND independence
Also think of synonyms. For example, synonyms for colonialism could be:
Use these combinations of words when searching in library databases.
Books in Frog Scholar
To find books using FrogScholar, select "Library Catalog" from the options on the left:
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, Citation Tools
, Communication Studies
, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies
, Criminal Justice
, History, Africa
, History, Asia
, History, Europe
, History, Latin America
, History, Middle East
, History, North America
, Human-Animal Relationships
, Latin American Studies
, Military Science
, Political Science
Monographs vs Edited Volumes
Monograph: A book, either in print or online, that has been written by one person.
Edited Volume: A book, either in print or online, that includes chapters written by different people.
Besides the library catalog, JSTOR is a great place to find book chapters:
Scholarly journals from first issue to 3-5 years ago, plus recent scholarly ebooks. Multiple subjects, especially strong in arts and sciences. Coverage dates: 1800 - present
Finding E-Books Tutorials