Library Resources for Pop Culture

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  • You can view the hours the library is open in the top-right corner. And you can search for different types of items using the tabs in the gray section. Right now we’ll search for a book using the books tab.
  • Library Resources for Pop Culture

    1. 1. Library Resources on Popular Culture February 6, 2014
    2. 2. How to Start a Search  Focus/narrow  Indian movies  Pick  out most important words/concepts India and movies  Find  your topic synonyms for these words/concepts Examples:  Movie or film or cinema or ?  India or Bollywood
    3. 3. Search Tips  AND  Narrows your search by adding more requirements India or Bollywood   OR Expands your search    India or Bollywood NOT  Narrows your search  India not Bollywood
    4. 4. Search Tips  Quotes   Use for phrases “Indian cinema”  Truncation   Use * to find word variants Film* brings back film, films, or filmography
    5. 5. Combine Search Operators  Use  parentheses () to organize them: (Movie* or film or cinema or “motion pictures”) and (India or Bollywood)
    6. 6. Your citation Other databases/resources that have the full text (direct link to article) Other resources that have the full text (link to journal home page) Search the library catalog for a print version Request a copy from another library if we don’t have it through any of the other resources linked from this page

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