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WRIT 134: A Nation of Immigrants?

Prof. Battat-Spring 2024


SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

For searching with more focus and precision, try one of the databases recommended on this guide.

Key Databases

Databases can contain a combination of full text articles (ready to read online) and/or citation information about articles, book chapters, books, or other resources. 

When searching, skimming items you come across in your results can be a key way to evaluate whether they will be a useful source for your writing. See UNC Chapel Hill's guide to skimming for tips.

Search the Library Catalog

Catalog Search Tips

Try a keyword search. Once you find a book that is relevant to your topic, use the subject headings of that book to help you find "more like this".

Keyword search:

Subject headings:

  • Look for the suffix America or United States to limit your search to the United States


Not finding enough, or an item checked out? Search WorldCat and request a copy.