"It has been said that the Stone Age did not end because man ran out of stones. Instead, Stone Age technology was superceded by new tools and capabilities." -- D. Lankes.
"Credibility on the internet: shifting from authority to reliability." Journal of Documentation 64. 5 (2008): 667-686.
After this session you will:
The purpose of this guide is to review strategies to conduct research and identify credible sources for your assignment (preliminary proposal).
|Appiah, Kwame Anthony(1954-||Finds articles and (book) chapters about the author's life and his theories/ideas|
|Racial Identities||Finds articles and books about ethnicity|
|Black Racial Identity||Finds articles and books on a more focused subject, for example African Americans and relationship to identity|
This is where you find scholarly articles to support your ideas. Suggested databases are ...
|CQ Resercher||Gain knowledge about your topic, for example: race.|
|Gale Literary Sources||Locate biographical information, including interviews, about Kwame Anthony Appiah.|
|Academic Search Premier||Search for articles on your topic, using keywords and subjects/descriptors.|
Related material found by using Academic Search Premier
|DE "RACIAL identity of whites"||On the Origins of White Nationalism
Byrne, Peter. “On the Origins of White Nationalism.” New Scientist, vol. 238, no. 3181, June 2018, pp. 34–39.
|DE "RACIAL identity of African Americans"||The "Two Souls" of Barack Obama.
Gaines Jr., Stanley O. “The ‘Two Souls’ of Barack Obama.” Western Journal of Black Studies, vol. 34, no. 3, Fall 2010, pp. 316–324
The purpose of this guide is to review strategies to conduct academic research - beginning with developing an effective search statement and identifying keywords that will identify relevant sources for your annotated bibliography.
Suggested Subject Headings: Library Catalog
Exploring search questions:
|Academic Search Premier||
ARTICLE TITLE: Sharia Law in U.S. Courts: A Necessary Measure to Protect Women
|PsycINFO||ARTICLE TITLE: "Different Cultural Understandings of Honor That Inspire Killing: An Inquiry into the Defendant’s Perspective.”
JOURNAL TITLE: Homicide Studies: An Interdisciplinary & International Journal
ARTICLE TITLE: Culture of Honor, Culture of Change
|"otherness' / race|
|Google Scholar||ARTICLE TITLE: Race Inequality after Racism
JOURNAL TITLE: Foreign Affairs
|ARTICLE TITLE: Narrative agency in hashtag activism: The case of# BlackLivesMatter
JOURNAL TITLE: Media and Communication
|Academic Search Premier||ARTICLE TITLE: The Father-Daughter Relationship: Familial Interactions That Impact a Daughter’s Style of Life.
JOURNAL TITLE: College Student Journal
To find books and articles, use related subject headings:
To narrow searches,
Identifying primary and secondary sources
Databases will help you identify peer-reviewed articles such as:
To find books and articles, use independently or combine subject headings, considering other terms such as:
success, "quality of life," happiness, "college graduates," expectations
To find books and articles, use the terms below ...
Identify a concept related to your reading
Select keywords that would identify related sources
Search from the library home page
Search further from library Databases: Academic Search Premier
Document the source using the MLA format
Refer to the CRAAP test to evaluate sources
(Note links below)
Sample Search Statements
1. Are we in a Plato-like cave situation when reality is only seen through a screen?
2. Is political activism a contribution of new technologies?
3. How has Wikipedia changed in the last decade?
4. How does social media affect the spread of fake news?
As you evaluate citations,
scrutinize the discipline of the source, for example: New Media & Society,will provide information from a different lens than Journal of Democracy or Journal of Behavioral Addictions
read the abstract to determine if the information provided the information is based on personal views - such as an essay or review - or part of a study that may include data
Books from the library catalog...
This guide will help you identify resources to enhance your presentations. Background information and reviews are available in literature databases liked from the Library's Home page and below. Since there are underlying themes within each novel, such as suicide, bullying, gender, teen sexuality, you may want to explore psychology related databases as well.
Readings and Related Subject Terms:
Suggested Sources from Library Databases:
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FIND ADDITIONAL ARTICLES BY SEARCHING MLA INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH TERMS: Ash and Lo
Wargo, Jon Michael. “Sexual Slipstreams and the Limits of Magic Realism: Why a Bisexual Cinderella May Not Be All That ‘Queer.’” Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature, vol. 52, no. 1, Jan. 2014, pp. 43–50.
FIND ADDITIONAL ARTICLES BY SEARCHING GALE LITERARY SOURCES: Chocolate War
Junko, Yoshida. “The Quest for Masculinity in The Chocolate War: Changing Conceptions of Masculinity in the 1970s.” Children’s Literature: Annual of The Modern Language Association Division on Children’s Literature and The Children’s Literature Association, vol. 26, 1998, pp. 105–22.
Tarr, C.Anita. “The Absence of Moral Agency in Robert Cormier’s The Chocolate War.” Children’s Literature: Annual of The Modern Language Association Division on Children’s Literature and The Children’s Literature Association, vol. 30, 2002, pp. 96–124.
FIND PSYCHOLOGY SOURCES BY SEARCHING PSYCLIT: "rape acknowledgment"
McGee, Chris. “Why Won't Melinda Just Talk about What Happened? Speak and the Confessional Voice.” Children's Literature Association Quarterly., vol. 34, no. 2, 2009, pp. 172–187.
FIND ADDITIONAL ARTICLES BY SEARCHING GALE LITERARY SOURCES: Twilight
Kokkola, Lydia. “Virtuous Vampires and Voluptuous Vamps: Romance Conventions Reconsidered in Stephenie Meyer’s ‘Twilight’ Series.” Children’s Literature in Education: An International Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 2, June 2011, pp. 165–179.
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