This guide provides some useful starting points for your research in CHIN 236. Use the tabs to start exploring the variety of tools and resources available to you. If you would like help finding, evaluating, or citing sources, or would like to chat about any aspect of your research, please get in touch! You can email me or make an appointment with me here: bit.ly/storzappt.
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.
Developing good search terms and combining them in meaningful ways can be key to finding the most relevant results. Make note of keywords and subject terms that come up in your initial searches and readings, and try a variety of search combinations. The following strategies work in SuperSearch and most library databases.
"tang dynasty" AND women
(women OR females OR gender) AND ("tang dynasty")
(gender* OR feminin* OR masculin* OR queer) AND ("tang dynasty")