Selected Background Sources
These are just a few examples of possible background sources on the general subject of prisons.
Note that in OskiCat, "Doe Reference - Reference Hall" refers to the hall that includes the reference desk; "Doe Reference" refers to the North Reading Room; see floor plan.
Author: Roth, Mitchel P., 1953-
Call #: Doe Reference Reference Hall HV8665 .R67 2006
Brainstorming Academic Disciplines
Topic: Image of African American women in advertising
potentially relevant disciplines:
African American Studies
Gender and Women's Studies
Developing appropriate keywords/search terms is an essential part of research. First, break your topic into components. Develop a list of synonyms and alternative terminology for each component. Think about broader and narrower concepts and word variants. What words can you exclude?
Topic: Image of African American Women in Advertising
Remember to be creative with your terminology! More examples:
people of color and environmental activism*
environmental justice and hazardous waste*