Hist4800: Roots of Islamic Terrorism - Maymester 2014

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Hist4800: Roots of Islamic Terrorism - Maymester 2014

  1. 1.  Search strategies  Suggested information sources for the identified need HIST 4800 HIST 4800 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
  2. 2. clayton.libguides.com LibGuides Browse by subject category
  3. 3. Effective Searching
  4. 4. Connecting Your Terms  AND = narrow  OR = expand  NOT = exclude Boko Harum AND Nigeria Al-Qaeda OR Al-Qaida Muhammad NOT Bible
  5. 5. Search Strategy • Use “ “ or ( ) to keep words together & in order • Connect different concepts with AND • Connect similar concepts with OR (“suicide bombings” OR “suicide attacks”) AND (women OR females) AND middle east (“suicide bombings” OR “suicide attacks” OR “suicide bombers”) AND (women OR females) AND middle east
  6. 6. Advanced Search Features  Limiters  full text scholarly (peer reviewed) date  By type information sources not created equal
  7. 7. Advanced Search Features  Limiters  subject controlled vocabulary used by indexers to describe the content
  8. 8. Advanced Search Features  truncation  type part of a word plus an asterisk (*) into the search box to find variations of a word stem  fundamentalis* finds fundamentalism, fundamentalist, fundamentalists  islam* finds islam, islamic  terroris* finds terrorist, terrorism
  9. 9. Finding Information
  10. 10. www.clayton.edu/library
  11. 11. Search+ It searches almost everything at once
  12. 12. Detailed Record Full Text Access
  13. 13. Advanced Search
  14. 14. Suggested Resources
  15. 15. AtoZ the World
  16. 16. ProQuest Religion
  17. 17. ProQuest Criminal Justice
  18. 18. Browse Print Collection  BP1-253 Islam  DS35 The Islamic World  DS350-375 Afghanistan  DS376-392.2 Pakistan  HV 6251-6773.55 Crimes and offenses  JX International Law  JZ International Relations
  19. 19. Gale Virtual Reference Library
  20. 20. GVRL Titles  Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources  Chronologies of Modern Terrorism  The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism
  21. 21. GVRL Titles  The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World  A Global Chronology of Conflict from the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East  History Behind the Headlines the Origins of Conflicts Worldwide
  22. 22. Cambridge Histories Online
  23. 23. Oxford Reference The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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