• Databases,  Humanities,  Research

    Research #LikeABoss

    Way to research Hum. 4!   During the month of the Hum. 4 research paper, April, you collectively:   Retrieved 546 reference articles from the Gale digital reference library. Visited  the library’s Ebsco products 625 times (screen grab below). Made 210 visits to the library’s Kanopy educational film database, watching 1,502 minutes of footage. And viewed the Hum. 4 research guide – 3,334 times!     EbscoAdmin Page – April 2016 Session Usage Report. EbscoHost. Web. 03 May 2016.

  • General Works,  Humanities,  Research

    Why do we cite?

    The Hum. 4 paper is due in a few short days & my inbox is happily filled with citation conundrums.   Why do we do it?   Academics cite for a variety of good reasons, including: To supply the reader with the source information, should the reader wish to locate the item. To demonstrate use of, and credit, the work being drawn upon. To distinguish the different voices contributing to one’s project, including distinguishing one’s own voice and contribution to the conversation.   A quick shout-out to Noodletools.com (integrates with Google docs!) for citation creation and it even helps with in-text citation format.   Citation sticky wickets?  Let me know, happy to…

  • History,  Humanities,  Research

    Hum. 4 Paper!

    It begins!   Happy Picard. Meme Generator.  Imgflip.com  Web. 10 March 2016.   As always, there’s a research guide for that!  The Hum. 4 Research Guide identifies library sources for finding a topic, getting background information, locating books, magazines, newsreels and even documentaries.   Hum. 4 research questions?  Do be in touch!  Ms. Sanborn