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PHIL_109-6: Propaganda (Hyska): Search Activity

Search Activity

We are going to find some resources on various forms of propaganda: religious, political, and corporate.

  1. Break out into three groups: Group 1, Group 2, and Group 3
  2. Follow the instructions in your groups box below
  3. Report your findings to the class

Group 1

  • Your topic is: religious propaganda
  • Find 2 books on your topic in NUsearch
  • When you find a book, email the catalog record for the book to chris-diaz@northwestern.edu
  • In a notebook or on your computer, write a brief description (one to three sentences) of what NUsearch is and why anyone would use it.

If there's still time, follow the instructions for Group 2.

Group 2

  • Your research topic is: political propaganda
  • Find 2 journal articles on your topic in the Academic Search Complete
  • When you find a journal article, email the link or database record to chris-diaz@northwestern.edu
  • In a notebook or on your computer, write a brief description (one to three sentences) of what Academic Search Complete is and why anyone would use it.

If there's still time, follow the instructions for Group 1.

Group 3

  • Your topic is: corporate propaganda
  • Find sources on your topic in the Google Scholar
  • When you find a source, email the link or citation to chris-diaz@northwestern.edu
  • In a notebook or on your computer, write a brief description (one to three sentences) of what Google Scholar is and why anyone would use it.

If there's still time, follow the instructions for Group 1.