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FYS100 -- Monuments, Memory, and Public Spaces -- Fall 2017: Article Databases

Quick Tips

New England Elegy, Robert Motherwell, John F. Kennedy Federal Building, Boston, MA, 1966.

A simple way to start searching  in an electronic database is by entering the artist's name or the name of the work along with "and" and the term "controversy" 

Public Art AND Controversy
Motherwell AND Kennedy AND Controversy

Digging Deeper--Finding Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

Check scholarly, peer-reviewed journals.  Library databases will lead to articles in scholarly journals and are a good place to start:

A multidisciplinary database of more than 8,500 fulltext periodicals with pdf content going back as far as 1887. Includes indexing and abstracting for more than 12,500 periodicals.

Off-campus users will be asked to enter their LionLink (network/Moodle) username and password to access the library’s databases. Call 610-921-7211 or email for assistance.

PLEASE NOTE: If you feel you are not getting the materials you need, please ask for help at the Reference Desk or check out our Complete List of Library Databases.

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