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TH467 - Theatre of the Oppressed


Database Search Hacks

How can I find background info on a social issue?

 Background information can help you contextualize your topic, adopt appropriate vocabulary and terminology, and support, refute, or define your assumptions.

FLO Library Catalog

Search the FLO Library Catalog to find books and media materials.

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Subject heading examples:

Where can I find articles on this topic?


To find magazine, newspaper, and scholarly articles on your topic, consult the following databases. You can also use Multisearch. Remember to:

  • Connect words with"and," "or," and "not"
  • Use "quotation marks" to search phrases
  • Use the * to truncate keywords (ex. librar* = libraries, librarians)

What are some real needs in my community?

Use local and government infromation to identify opportunities in your area.