For this assignment, you might need several types of sources:
|Source Type||Start Here|
Background and Overviews
Useful for picking a topic and brainstorming keywords
For controversial issues, the reports in CQ researcher are a useful starting place. These reports are not peer reviewed scholarly sources.
See other databases below.
*required for your assignment*
Library Databases - the main library search bar advanced search is a good place to start. More recommendations below.
|Journalism/News||Google or the UT Libraries NexisUni database. Make sure to evaluate unfamiliar publications.|
Searching databases is different than searching Google. Distil what you're looking for into a few key terms or phrases, rather than whole sentences.
|immigrant students||academic achievement||policy debates|
undocumented students (more specific)
achievement (more general)
attitudes (more general/related)
Background and overviews
Scholarly Articles (mostly)
Google Search Tips:
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