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SLAVIC 105-6: Free to Rock: Communism Brought Down by Rock 'n' Roll (Kosmala): Finding Books

Books as sources for your research

Books as scholarly sources are usually much longer than articles and offer in-depth research and analysis.  They may also include more breadth on a topic than an article might.  Books often provide comparative, interdisciplinary, or historical approaches to a topic.  

3 Videos: Finding Books; Choosing Keywords; Searching with Keywords


Some tips on keyword searching in article databases and NUsearch

"rolling stones" AND poland--> finds both Rolling Stones and Poland in the book or article records.

"rolling stones" AND (poland OR "eastern europe")--> finds Rolling Stones and Poland, Rolling Stones and Eastern Europe, or Rolling Stones and both Poland and Eastern Europe in the book or article records/descriptive content.