This is a guide for students in Professor Darden's class. Use the links and instructions provided here to guide your research on a stereotype that you have chosen. I have provided an example here.
For more individualized help with this research, please contact me (info is below) or any Valencia librarian. :-)
When you have found a book that you want to borrow, write down the call number. It looks like this:
BF323.S63 S36 2004
Books are alphabetical by Call Number on library shelves.
Step 1. Identify the Research Question
What is it that you want to find out about the stereotype?
What might you need to know in order to understand this stereotype?
Step 2. Identify Keywords
The key words are the most essential words in your research question, and words that are similar or related.
Step 3. Search for Information
Type your keywords into a search to find out more about the topic. The following library databases may contain useful articles: