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ENG 102: English Comp (Szal): Generations


Getting Started

In Depth Research

Searching Databases

image of EBSCO search windows, with "millennials" and "stereotype" entered as search terms

Enter single keywords or short phrases into the database search windows.


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Refine your results list to find exactly what you are looking for. Select Full Text to limit your list to full articles. 


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As you research, make sure you keep track of the source information for each article. You'll need this for your citations!


Use the major concepts of your research question to help you identify keywords for your searches.  Spend a few minutes brainstorming synonyms and related words for each of these concepts. Use different combinations of these keywords to search the databases for relevant articles.

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