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ENGL 103 Fandom!: Find articles

In the research process: ARTICLES

1. Explore topic context & primary sources (the open web)
2. Learn the background (library catalog: books)
3. Discover scholarly conversations 
(library databases: journal articles)
4. Support your argument (source citation)
5. Rinse, repeat; drafts & revisions (research librarians, writing center)

Searching Library Databases

Keywords
 
 Star Trek                 fans OR fandom OR fan community              diversity OR diversity & inclusion    
 
Searching in Academic Search Ultimate
I tried a search for Star Trek and fans, fandom, fan community, but didn't get many results. Must use broader terms. 
 
1. Search:  fandom or fan culture or fans= 200,000+

2. Add:  diversity = 2,499

3. Narrow further by adding:  tv or television or film or movies or movies = 108

4. Decide whether or not to LIMIT results to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals.

5. Let's review the an article's record and tools.

6. Search your own topic.


General Databases:

Differences between popular magazines and scholarly journals