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American Studies: Secondary Sources

This subject guide showcases resources for American Studies research.

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God Please

Credible Background Information

What is Peer-Reviewed?

Using Google

Background

Scholarly Databases

What kind of source is this?

scholarly vs popular

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