Welcome to this Guide
This guide is divided into several sections that are designed to help you identify scholarly articles on your research topic. Just click on the tabs above to learn more about the research techniques and tools that will help you successfully complete your library research related assignment in History 1020. You will learn how to:
- integrate reference sources into the research process in order to gain an initial understanding of your research topic.
- distinguish between scholarly journals and popular magazines.
- identify and use databases that will lead to research articles on your topic.
- use Boolean operators to construct effective search strategies in library databases
Before We Get Started
You'll be using a lot of Kraemer Family Library resources while researching your assignments. There are a few steps you need to take to ensure that your library use goes smoothly.