Choosing a Discipline

So, how do you know what disciplines you should use?

  1. Look at the department your class is offered by.  That's a pretty obvious clue.
  2. Think about what other disciplines might discuss your topic.  For instance, a paper on Education in Chile could involve both Education and Latin American Studies. 

What do you do with this information?  Search in the article databases dedicated to those disciplines. Here's a list of databases for each discipline, by campus.

 

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