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FYRS -- First Year Research Seminar (Winter 2023): Bauman

Possible Catalog Searches

Here are some example searches on your class topic in the library catalog. To conduct your own searches, go to the library homepage.

Recommended Books & eBooks

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 to find the most relevant sources. Credo can be a good place to start for that first step in research.

Databases with Articles

Need more options? Library Databases A-Z

Need a specific journal? Journals A-Z

Scholarly Articles

Some scholarly articles that relate to your assignment are below.

Additional Resources

For this assignment, you might want to examine some primary sources.  The American Library Association defines primary sources as the following: ". . .the evidence of history, original records or objects created by participants or observers at the time historical events occurred or even well after events, as in memoirs and oral histories. Primary sources may include but are not limited to: letters, manuscripts, diaries, journals, newspapers, maps, speeches, interviews, documents produced by government agencies, photographs, audio or video recordings, born-digital items (e.g. emails), research data, and objects or artifacts (such as works of art or ancient roads, buildings, tools, and weapons)." The sites below contain primary sources about historical events.  

News Resources

Citation Information

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