Databases are huge storehouses of discrete pieces of information that libraries subscribe to for use by their patrons. They costs tens of thousands of dollars (or hundreds of thousands in the case of some) and give you access to information available on the "deep web." This is all made possible by your tuition dollars and is a benefit of being a student at SCU. Today we will be looking at databases the library subscribes to that provide access to peer-reviewed, scholarly information related to anthropology and other topics germane to the theme of your class.
Keywords. Go back to your favorite "In the News" article from the Padlet.
Get out a piece of scratch paper and jot down 10-15 words that represent the essential and unique concepts presented in the news article.
Out of those, post the top 3 in column #3, ranked from most specific to most broad. Those are the words you will use to construct your search strategy in the database of your choice. These 3 words should represent the most essential and critical concepts of your topic as represented in your news article.