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Eastern Philosophy and Religion: How to Find Articles

A library resource guide to support classes such as HUP 121 - Eastern Philosophy and Religion.

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Refining Your Search

  • Start by identifying important concepts in your search question before you begin searching catalogs, databases, or the Internet for information on your topic.   
  • Think of related or similar terms (synonyms) that could substitute for your concepts.  These may be broader or more specific terms than your original concepts.  
  • Write down or keep track of everything you find.  You may need to refer back to them in your citations later. 

SAMPLE TOPIC: What is the role of women in Hinduism?

Concepts

Hinduism women

 role



Key Terms

Hinduism
"Hindu religion"
women
female*
role
duty
status
place

SAMPLE SEARCH

 Hinduism AND women AND (role OR status)

[source: AB Tech Community College Library: URL: http://libguides.abtech.edu/rel111]

Key Resources

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