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Searching Tips

Use these tips to find the best results when searching

Creating keywords:

Ask yourself the who, what, where, why questions and use the one/two word answers as your keywords

Boolean terms:

AND combines, OR expands, NOT eliminates. Add them to your search to get more or less results!



Cut a word off at the trunk and let it branch out during the search! (Ex. Education = Educat* or Children = Child*).


Phrase searching:

Put quotation marks around your search terms to keep them together. (Ex. "speech language pathology" or "special education").



Use parentheses to put it all together in a nice little nest!  ("classroom management" AND (teacher OR instructor))

Selected Reports & Articles

The Massacre of Black Wall Street - Graphic novel from the Atlantic: Recently depicted on the HBO series Watchmen, the events around the 1921 Tulsa race riots are shown here in graphic novel format. 

New York Times: The Tulsa Race Massacre Happened 99 Years Ago. Here’s What to Read About It - Article published in 2019 that describes the massacre and includes links to many resources.

1921 Tulsa Race Riot Reconnaissance Survey - 2005 Report from the National Park Service

Tulsa-Greenwood Race Riot Claims Accountability Act of 2007 - Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 1995, April 24, 2007.

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