Tips and Tricks
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What are the main issues.
Think of terms and variables that
characterize your thesis topic.
Think about what discipline in...
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Use this to connect
different variables. For
example:
misogyny and video games
and
Use this to search for either
term. Always use ( ) around
OR terms. For example:
(online or video)
or
Use this to look for root
endings. For example:
gam* looks for game,
games, gaming
cUse this to search for
phrases. For example:
“virtual bodies”
“virtual bod*” and female*
gam* and representation* and women
Grand theft and sex*
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Searches for books,
articles and reports
across many databases
OneSearch.
Database by Topic.
allows you to find articles
in a specific discipline
and use more advance
terminology
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The library emails you
the PDF of the
requested article in less
than 72 hours
BeachReach.
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• Add social aspects or
psychological aspects
with your general topic
• Look at the subjects
after a keyword search
• Alwa...
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    1. 1. Tips and Tricks cc: jcwpdx - https://www.flickr.com/photos/39437133@N00
    2. 2. Photo by Dave77459 - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/25499247@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
    3. 3. Photo by Great Beyond - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/26104563@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
    4. 4. What are the main issues. Think of terms and variables that characterize your thesis topic. Think about what discipline in addition to sociology would research your topic.
    5. 5. Photo by baboon™ - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/83476873@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
    6. 6. Photo by edwick - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/38942634@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
    7. 7. Photo by unloveablesteve - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/17859020@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
    8. 8. Use this to connect different variables. For example: misogyny and video games and
    9. 9. Use this to search for either term. Always use ( ) around OR terms. For example: (online or video) or
    10. 10. Use this to look for root endings. For example: gam* looks for game, games, gaming
    11. 11. cUse this to search for phrases. For example: “virtual bodies”
    12. 12. “virtual bod*” and female* gam* and representation* and women Grand theft and sex*
    13. 13. Photo by Gamma Man - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/51625243@N06 Created with Haiku Deck
    14. 14. Searches for books, articles and reports across many databases OneSearch.
    15. 15. Database by Topic. allows you to find articles in a specific discipline and use more advance terminology
    16. 16. Photo by nualabugeye - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/8815481@N03 Created with Haiku Deck
    17. 17. Photo by Creative Donkey - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/35490291@N07 Created with Haiku Deck
    18. 18. Photo by Yutaka Tsutano - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/23208360@N07 Created with Haiku Deck
    19. 19. Photo by ©athrine - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/7573447@N05 Created with Haiku Deck
    20. 20. The library emails you the PDF of the requested article in less than 72 hours BeachReach.
    21. 21. Photo by Paxsimius - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/22648179@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
    22. 22. • Add social aspects or psychological aspects with your general topic • Look at the subjects after a keyword search • Always repeat search in link+
    23. 23. Photo by danmachold - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/55569773@N00 Created with Haiku Deck

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