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Latino Peer Mentoring Research Guide

Find Articles

Search EthnicNewswatch for "immigration AND language."

Click on the Scholarly Journals tab to see research articles from academic journals.

Click on one of the suggested Subjects at the top of the page, if they look more promising.

To see the article, click the PDF link. If the article doesn't have a PDF link, click the Find It @ HSU button to see if we have it in a different database.


Find Books

Search for "immigration and latinos"

There's a book called Harvest of empire: a history of Latinos in America in the list. To see more about the book, click on the title. The call number is the address of the book. Books arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the call number (NOT the author's last name).

Scroll down to Subjects, where you will see a list of other subject headings related to the topic of this book. Click on these links to get new search results.


Narrow or Broaden

Once you have a list of keywords and a few synonyms, it's time to search!

As you go along, you may find that you are either getting too many or too few search results. If this happens, don't worry! It's all part of the process.

The rule of thumb is:

If you are getting too many results, add an AND and another keyword. For example, "psychology AND immigration."

If you are getting too few results, try adding an OR and a synonym. For example, "immigration AND (children OR youth)."


Other HSU Library Guides

Spanish Language Articles

To find Spanish language artices:

Look in the Investigación Académica en Español Research Guide where you will find links to resources like Clase Periodica, Diccionario de la Lengua Española, or Handbook of Latin American Studies.

In Omnifile Full Text Mega type "Spanish" in one of the search boxes and choose "Language" from the drop-down menu.

In Ethnic NewsWatch type "Spanish" one of the search boxes and choose "Document Language" from the drop-down menu.

If you need more help finding Spanish language articles, let me know!