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Finding Books, Encyclopdias, Articles, and More
Via APPsearch you can locate books, encyclopedias, news and articles. Find below suggested search terms and strategies.
Search using the name of the game, myth, spirit, or legend.
"yokai watch" Tip: use " " to search this as a phrase
What are the key concepts? Think of synonyms. Search them in combination.
video, online, internet, gaming
spirit, myth, folklore, legend, fable, archetype, Japanese folklore, Chinese folklore
narrative, storytelling, role-playing
Basic Search strategy example.
Advanced Search strategy example. Tip: use OR between synonyms
Subject encyclopedias are a good starting point for researching a topic, especially an unfamiliar topic. The library provides access to many online encyclopedias. The following list of encyclopedias will help you to find background information on mythology, various cultures, and popular culture topics:
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