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American Studies: Scholarly Articles

This subject guide showcases resources for American Studies research. Multidisciplinary databases also support research in a variety of subject areas.

Scholarly Databases

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Also used for History Research!

What is Peer-Reviewed?

General Database Search Strategies

               database search

  • The character is used as a wildcard: effect* searches for effects, effecting, effected
  • AND narrows the search results
  • OR expands search results (used for synonyms or related words)
  • NOT excludes terms from a search
  • Use " " for phrase specific searching

Boolean Operators & More

List of Boolean Operators

Chart adapted from HeinOnline Academic database.