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Need some articles? This is the spot.
#Popular This database has mostly popular magazines but you can find some scholarly articles here, too.
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A really good mix of scholarly resources like research articles and non-research resources like magazines and trade journals, and even some select newspapers.
Find the Right Database
Use the drop-down menu to look for databases specific to a discipline (history, art, education, biology, etc.). Then pick your favorite discipline-specific database and begin searching!
Books & Background
A list of a wide variety of scholarly encyclopedias that use the word legend or folklore or myth in relation to a topic. For example, scroll to Crime and Punishment in America and you'll see a chapter about some myths related to the criminal justice system or scroll to Eating Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Treatment, and Prevention to read about the "Myth of the Freshman 15."
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Keyword Suggestions for Myth & Legends Searching
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The word history can be useful for topics that historically were misunderstood by the general public. This may not work well for some topics but it's worth a try.
Suggested keyword combinations:
topic keyword AND folklore
topic keyword AND myth
topic keyword AND legend
topic keyword AND beliefs
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