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JAPN 400: Advanced Modern Japanese: Reading and Writing I

Library research guide for Michiko Suzuki-sensei's JAPN400: Advanced Modern Japanese: Reading and Writing I (Winter 2020).

Developing your Research Topic

This template helps you to map out the types of things you should consider when deciding on a research topic.

Search Techniques

Try using one of the following techniques to maximize your search.

Truncation
allows you to search for terms that could have more than one ending.

ukiyo* / ukiyo? = ukiyoe OR ukiyo-e OR ukiyoeshi

Wildcard
allows you to substitute 0 or more letters in a word.

ukiyo*e / ukiyo?e = ukiyoe OR ukiyo-e

Quotation Marks
in many databases allows you to search for words together as a phrase

"floating world"


A full guide on truncation and wildcard use within library databases is available here.

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