When searching for your individual or organization, here are a few tips:
For example, to find information about the organization that is now the United Farm Workers of America, it might be helpful to search its full name, short name, acronym, and the names and acronyms of the organizations that merged to form it:
"United Farm Workers of America" OR "United Farm Workers " OR UFW OR "United Farm Workers Union" OR "Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee" OR AWOC OR "National Farm Workers Association" OR NFWA
If you're interested in this organization and immigration, you can use Boolean strategies to run a search looking for any of these names with the term immigration:
("United Farm Workers of America" OR "United Farm Workers " OR UFW OR "United Farm Workers Union" OR "Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee" OR AWOC OR "National Farm Workers Association" OR NFWA) AND immigration
Tip: Many of these databases contain more than scholarly articles. You may also find dissertations, book reviews, and magazine or newspaper articles. Use the "material type" or "source type" filters to limit your search.
Using Google Scholar?
Sync your Google account with USU. This will get you past paywalls for articles USU subscribes to by having you login with your A# and password.
Tip: You can use the "material type" filter to limit your results to books, ebooks, or streaming video.
Here are a few examples of e-books in our collection:
Need a book we don't own?
Use interlibrary loan to request books, articles, and more from other libraries.
Search the following collections of academic encyclopedias and dictionaries:
Or search the library catalog to find more. Add keywords related to your topic in the first box with dictionary OR encyclopedia in the second. Here are a few examples you can access online: