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FYRS - Winter 2020: Lin

Recommended Reference Books

Try these sources for background information and a brief overview of key ideas related to your chosen topic.

Recommended Books & eBooks

Check out these books in print and/or online for further reading on your topic once you've gotten started.

Search available through the Transy library catalog. A Quick Search will bring you back any results with the keyword you chose. Books will bring back results that are both physical books and ebooks. An Articles search will show journal articles that Transylvania provides access to, and Videos will bring back just multimedia results.

Gather Background Information

Use broad reference materials to find out background information about your topic - this will help you narrow your future searches and will also give you keywords that will help you find the most relevant sources. Credo or the Encyclopedia Britannica can be good places to start for that first step in research.

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Possible Catalog Searches

News Evaluation

Click on the news articles below - based on what we've talked about in class, how would you evaluate these sources?

Your Librarian

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Beth Carpenter
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Transylvania University Library
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Lexington, KY 40508-1797
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