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FYS Talkin' Trash: Start Here

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Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia. It includes topic pages with mind maps (example: Waste) and specialized entries from several encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources (examples: Waste Management from Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries and Landfill Sites in Guide to Global Hazards. As a reference source, it's a good place to start and to help formulate your topic.

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's Databases tab.

Find all our databases at Databases A-Z.

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Media

Try these databases for streaming video options:

Books & eBooks at Smith Library Center

Searching for Information

Think about keywords related to your topic in general, or a specific context, material, or focus, to start your search in the library's catalog, WorldCat@SUWhen you find a good item, try the subject links to lead to more resources on the topic.

Try some of these subject headings in WorldCat:

Waste products | Refuse and refuse disposal | Recycling Pollution | Waste minimization | Factory and trade waste Economic aspects | Food industry and trade Waste disposal | Waste (Economics) | Salvage (Waste, etc.) | Plastics industry and trade | Ragpickers | Dumpster diving