Once you have a topic, it's a good idea to brainstorm keywords to put into the LibrarySearch box. Below are some sample searches that explore how to generate keywords.
When searching for Indigenous-related resources, it's helpful to include descriptions of Indigenous identity within brackets. Note that the term "Indian" should be used when searching for historical materials, or to find American resources as the term "American Indian" is common. To find masculinity, masculine, and masculinities, use masculine* - the * allows the word to end in multiple ways.
The role of women in WWII is a very large topic, so it's helpful to narrow down you searches. Think about the following:
These are examples of narrower searches:
A general search for women ("emotional labour" OR "emotional labor") considers the topic in a variety of settings. Narrow this search down by thinking about where emotional labour is performed. For example, you might add in search terms such as: relationships, mothering, family, social work, customer service, or sex work.
Harassment and women is a very broad topic, and it's helpful to narrow your search. Try a search for women harassment to view examples of how academics narrow down this topic and/or consider the following questions:
These are examples of more narrow searches: