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ENGL 214: BANNED BOOKS (HOSTETLER, FALL 2014): Finding the challenges

Steps by step guide to finding source material for challenges

Lexis Nexis

Lexis Nexis

BEFORE you search....

  • Click on "Advanced Options"
  • Limit to just "Newspapers"
  • Type in title of the book (put the book in quotes) example ... "the bluest eye"

AFTER your results load ...

  • Look for relevant articles (you will probably get too many results)
  • Narrow your search by searching again in the "Search within results" box in the upper right hand corner
  • Words to use (only search one at a time) ... banned, bans, censored, censors, challenged, challenges


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