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Library Component of History 260
The Library section of History 260 is designed to give History students an overview of the research process. During the sessions covering the use of the Library and information resources, we will discuss print and online sources to locate books and articles as part of a systematic research strategy. We will also discuss how to evaluate sources and how to use some of these sources for your Historiographic Essay. The end product of these sessions will be an Annotated Bibliography of sources you have explored for your Historiographic Essay.
Tuesday, March 10th:
- Finding sources using OneSearch
- Choosing a citation manager
- Chicago style citations
Thursday, March 12th:
- Advanced search techniques
- Databases for history
- Getting materials from other libraries using Pascal and Interlibrary Loan.
Homework: 20 citations related to your project in Chicago format (Notes-Bibliography style) will be due Tuesday, March 17th on Moodle. Bring at least 3 potential sources (books, articles) in hard copy to class on Tuesday, March 24th.
Tuesday, March 24th:
- Determining scholarly authority: what does it mean to be a historian? How is scholarship published in history?
- How to write annotations
Five annotated sources will be due March 26th on Moodle.
Tuesday, April 7th:
- Organizing your resources
- Determining the scholarly conversation
Final annotated bibliography (ten sources) due Tuesday, April 14th on Moodle.
, English Literature
, Film and Digital Media
, Gender Studies
, Intercultural Studies
, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
, Middle East and North African Studies
, Modern Languages