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English 160 &161: Introduction to Library Research

Share Your Topic!

Making a Mind Map of Your Topic

Mindmapping, or concept mapping as it is also called, can be an effective way of brainstorming. By plotting out your topic in a visual manner, you can discover connections and identify any missing pieces. It's also a great way to develop keywords and synonyms for database searching.

Databases for Researching Crime & Criminality

General/Multidisciplinary Databases