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FYS Walking as Movement: Politics, Pilgrimage, Protest: Start Here

A guide in support of Dr Mariotti's FYS class

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Start exploring here

Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia. It's a good place to start your inquiry because you can find out more about the topic, see what terms/words scholars might use to talk about it, and see other related topics. 

Check out the various entries about walking, pilgrimage, and protest. See what related terms show up and write them down. Use them when you search the databases for articles and books.

Where to Find Scholarly Sources

The databases featured in this box are particularly useful for this class. You can learn more about databases on the Research Hub

Citing your work

Searching for Information

Think about keywords related to walking, pilgrimage, or protest in general, or a specific person or movement, to start your search in the library's WorldCat catalog. 

When you find a good book, open the Description section of the record to find more books on the topic using the Subject Headings. Clicking on a Subject Heading will take you to a list of all the other books in the catalog that have been classified under that subject. 

Try searching for some of these subject headings in WorldCat:


Walking History.

Hiking History.

Voyages and travels.


Walking Philosophy.


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