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ENG 107 (for Nguyen) Fall 2022

Library research guide.

Finding Articles and Books Using Primo

You can access Primo, the Library's discovery tool, from the Library's home page.

Search Strategies - Cultural Differences

  • Some strategies to try:
    • subject searches:
      • kenya -- social life and customs
      • france -- description and travel
      • food habits -- united states
      • food preferences -- mexico
      • festivals -- vietnam
      • holidays -- brazil
    • keyword (words anywhere) searches:
      • iraq AND customs
      • jamaica AND music
      • "united states" AND etiquette
      • your country AND "manners and customs"


Search Strategy - Shopping Behavior

example search:

men OR women OR gender


"shopping habits" OR "consumer behavior" OR "gender materialism"


  • capitalize OR, AND (see above example)
  • you can further narrow your search by adding:
    • country and nationality, e.g., mexico OR mexican
    • terms: comparison OR differences
  • refine your search results

Link to Library's Website

Accessing SUNY Broome Library's E-Resources

When remotely accessing the Library's e-resources, you will get a SUNY Broome dialog box asking for your SUNY Broome (mycollege) username and password.