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ENGL 4363 (Dr. Hunt): SW Literature

Databases & Scholarly Articles

Library Databases may contain:

  • scholarly articles
  • newspapers or magazines
  • images or historical documents
  • full-text books

Search Discover Databases,Books, or Reserves


Developing Keywords

Make a research question from your topic.

  • For example: "What is currently being done to help conserve the endangered Giant Panda population?"
    • Keywords: conserve and Giant Panda

Think of related words.

  • Conserve: conservation, preservation, protection
  • Giant Panda: panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca (scientific name).

Get searching!

Keywords to consider

  • Borderlands
  • Haunted
  • Nightmare*
  • Supernatural
  • Preturnatural
  • Postmodern* (postmodern/ist/ism)
  • Mystery
  • Historyical Aspects
  • Legends
  • Mystical