In this course, you will use a mix of sources for your research, including film, books, interviews, journals, websites and newspaper articles, and taped interviews. This guide provides starting points for locating these materials, and is formatted to match the course modules:
The Library has additional and more in depth pages for other areas that you may find more useful depending on the topic you choose for your final paper:
Identify different information formats and understand that different types of resources can be used for different purposes
Define databases and identify differences between the type of information available through general search engines and academic databases
Understand what an ebook is and its relationship with other formats, and learn how to select an ebook on a certain topic
Learn what an article is and its relationship with other formats, and be able to select for articles using the library homepage search and a database.
Locate historic newspaper articles
Find images using Artstor and Google Advanced Image Search.
Learn how to get a PDF copy of an article that you are not able to find using interlibrary loan.