A few suggested search terms pertinent to ARC 205:
When you find *too many* results, be sure to try limiters such as AND, OR, and NOT to restrict your results to only the most relevant content. Also searching in the Abstract or Subject Term rather than by Keyword can be helpful.
Other helpful ways to limit searches include filters or facets built into databases and catalogs, including such elements as
A few suggested research steps:
Step 3: As in the Main Catalog, you are able to truncate, combine terms, and limit your searches but every index or database is a little different. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the various wildcards & truncation symbols for a given database. This information can be found in the Help topics of a database, often denoted by a question mark, ?, at the top of the main page of the database.
Step 4: Be sure to include these key databases in your research strategy. Regardless of whether they are ultimately a boon to your research, they are are the best place to start and you will be well served by checking these off your to-do list.
EBSCO Academic Search - Cross search this resource with Urban Studies Abstracts and Historical Abstracts
Wilson Omni File: Cross-searchable with , Art Full Text, Reader's Guide Full Text, etc.
Article First: Cross-searchable with up to two others from the suite of databases; try Francis, Avery, and Bibliography of the History of Art.
Proquest Research Library: Cross-searchable with just about every other Proquest database except for Historical Newspapers.
JSTOR: A full-text archival resource provding full-text to hundreds of humanities-related journals. Most of the content is at least 5 years old.