Develop a focused topic or research question. (Not too broad, not too specific.)
Divide the topic into concepts:
How have murals been used to build Chicano/a movements?
OneSearch (To log into our databases off-campus you'll need to use your email or Canvas login.)
Search most of Skyline Library's article databases and book catalog to find a wide range of articles from academic journals, popular magazines, newspapers and reference sources, e-books & other documents, plus print books available in the library.
To search for more than one "concept", click on Advanced Search below the Search box. In each search box, type the search words for a separate concept.
- Type an OR between synonymous or related words for the same concept.
- Use quote marks (“ ”) around search phrases (multiple words that should be searched together), e.g. “Mexican American”
- Use an * to search for multiple words from the same root, e.g. activis* will find articles with the words: activist, activists, and activism.
"Mexican Americans" OR latin* R chican*
movement OR activis* OR polic*