Use the Library's DISCOVER tool to search for Books and eBooks. Take advantage of the pre-selected Books tab to limit your search from the start.
When conducting research, always consider alternative keywords for your topic. Begin by analyzing your topic or research question, and break it down into its key concepts. What keywords appear? In addition to straight forward names, subjects, places, and events, are there alternative keywords that come to mind? Remember to search for phrases or link terms by using "quotation marks"
For this course, keyword search statements to use in DISCOVER may include:
putin AND russia
putin AND "election influence"
putin AND russia AND energy
russia AND history AND petroleum
Limiting by Subject can also be an effective way to focus in on a topic. For this course, subjects of interest may include:
su:Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1952
su:Petroleum Political aspects Russia