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ANT 257 Chinese Society After Mao: Finding Sources

Exploratory Searching

  1. Do some general searching online
  2. Scan encyclopedia/Wikipedia articles on your topic
  3. Make notes of specific words or phrases that are used when people are writing about your topic
  4. Track sources you find or sources that are cited using a reference manager, Word/Google doc, etc.

Popular Sources

Social Media


​News

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Grey Literature

What is Grey Literature?

Definition: materials and research produced by organizations outside of the traditional commercial or academic publishing and distribution channels

Grey lit formats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Site Searching

Site Searching

  • [enter keywords] site:[domain or domain url]
  • URLs: .org, .gov, .int
    • domain specific to China: .cn
    • See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.cn for more information on Chinese domains
    • site searching using Chinese domains will not yield many results if you are searching in English
  • No spaces between the word site and the domain!!!

​​organs site search

 

 

Scholarly Sources

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