English 001 A (Olmedo): Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep: Search Strategies

 

Topic Worksheet

 

Subject Headings

Some official subject headings related to your research. 

Library of Congress Subject Headings books

  • Science Fiction, American
  • Life on other planets--Fiction
  • Androids--Fiction
  • Apocalyptic literature

 

  • Androids
  • Artificial intelligence

  • Artificial life
  • Technology--Social aspects
  • Human beings--Effect of environment on

  • Subliminal perception

  • Perception (Philosophy)

  • Commodification

  • Consumption (Economics)

Keywords

Philip Dick

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

Apocalyp*

Androids or Robots

Artificial Intelligence

Intelligence

"Self aware*"

Turing Test

Sentience or Consciousness

Virtual Reality

Consumerism

Environment*

Cold War or Nuclear War

 

 

 

 

Boolean Operators: Search with AND, OR, NOT

 

 

Searching term tricks

*   Expand the word you are searching to include plurals. etc.: Apocalyp* gives you Apocalyptic, Apocalypse


"quotes"   Use for phrases: "Phillip Dick"


OR   Use for either or searching: Androids or Robot


And   Use to combine terms you want to have: Apocalyp* and scifi


Not   Use when you want to eliminate a word from your search (Warning: if you cut a word and it is in an article with words you want, you won't see that article!)

      Not Alien or invasion