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AMS 350: Studying the American Experience


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Use the Library's new DISCOVER search to search across all of our article databases at once!

When conducting research, always consider obvious, and alternative keywords for your topic. Begin by analyzing your topic or research question, and break it down into its key concepts. What keywords appear? Are there alternative keywords that come to mind?  Remember to search for phrases or linked terms by using "quotation marks"


If using connectors, remember to make them all CAPS (ex. AND, OR, NOT)

For this course, search statements to use in DISCOVER may include:

"Watergate scandal"

"Antiwar Movement" AND Vietnam

"Kent State" AND shooting

Democratic convention Chicago 1968