• History,  Humanities,  Research

    Hum. 3 and Persepolis

    Dear Hum. 3, Great to see you throughout this week!   Here’s the research guide we looked at; your mini-library for finding context and historical background related to Iran in the 1970’s.   Want to see Iran from the 1970’s?  The library’s subscription to the AP Image database (12 million images) can help with that.  I would recommend using the Advanced Search feature to limit the date range to the needed decade.    

  • 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