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HUM 131 - Mythology -Downtown (Bagheri): Search Strategy

Adapted from Kris Swank's guide for Dr. Goli Bagheri's Downtown section


 Why is it difficult to find scholarly sources on some gods?

1. Some gods are not written about as much as others.

2. Some gods have multiple names or spellings, and you may not use the right one.

3. Some good information is hidden deep in articles that don't look that great.

4. Some good sources are hidden in citations found in your articles.

5. Not all the documents you want are freely available (at least not on first glance.

Keyword search

Shows four databases for keyword searching names of a god

Citation search with Google Scholar

Using Gogle Scholar to find full text for a citation