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HIST 102 Schaire: Assignment review

Session Goals

Search the catalog (Quick Search) to identify books and other materials owned by the library; find a book on the shelf using its LC call number.

Search history databases to find primary sources available online.

Identify the differences between primary and secondary, scholarly and popular sources.
Cite sources using a citation style.

Project review

Information source requirements for the HIST 102 Annotated Bibliography Project: 

  • Minimum of five scholarly sources, but the more the better.
  • Identify the author and the author’s main thesis, subject, or argument in your annotations. Also evaluate how important each source is to your topic and describe why in your annotations. 

Do your sources fit?

Evaluate information sources using the CRAAP test: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose

Video credit: University of Wollongong (Australia) Library

Manage & Organize

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