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SOCI 3930: Advanced Topics in Race and Ethnicity

Prof. Mignon Moore, Fall 2019

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  • If you know exactly what book (journal, video, etc.) you are looking for, you can search by Title, Author, ISBN, etc.
  • To find items about a specific topic, first try a keyword search in All Fields.
    • Use "quotation marks" to search for an exact phrase: "black lives matter" 
    • Use * for truncation (to find variant spellings and endings of a word): wom*n will find woman, women, womyn; ethnicit* will find ethnicity, ethnicities, etc.
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    • ​Use parentheses to group terms:  (wom*n OR gender) AND (#blacklivesmatter OR "black lives matter") 
  • Subject headings: If you find a book that's relevant, look at its subject headings in CLIO and click through to find more related works.
    • Look for subheadings that indicate sociological content:
      • topics/institutions - “sociological aspects”
      • places (countries, cities, etc.) and groups of people/communities - “social conditions”
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