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FS 101: From Eden to the Hunger Games: Utopias and Dystopias  

Professor Soledad Caballero Cynthia Burton, Librarian Fall 2015
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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What is AggreGator??

AggreGator is a discovery layer. Simply put, if you are used to consulting multiple databases and the library catalog to search for journal articles, news articles, books, reference material and more, AggreGator allows you to search all of those places at once

Other Databases to try

    Subjects: All disciplines
    Contains: Full text articles from scholarly or academic journal titles.
    Coverage: Varies; NOT current, generally 3-5 year delay.

One Stop Searching


Tips for Aggregator

We will do this process in class for "The Village" and  Shyamalan

Start with general search, then limit your results:

by date

by publication type

then, by publication title if desired

Subject Guide

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Phone: 814-332-2982
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Improve Your Search

Truncate Keywords in the search
    feminis* will search for: feminist, feminism, feminists but not feminine (WHY?)

Use Boolean Operators to improve results

    or    either word will be retrieved   
         quakers or shakers or ranters

    and   both words must be in the result   economic* and utopia*

   and (or)   to combine related terms 

       (feminis* or environmentalist) and (communit* or utopia*)

Begin with keywords, move to formal Subjects

   Find a good source with keyword searching
   Click on Full Record
   Look for Subjects or Descriptors to find more like this

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