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HIST 378 K. French

Assignment and research approach review

Taking a basic research approach early on may help you to start exploring facts, opinions/arguments/questions, and the relevancy and quality of sources that you discover. This guide is organized to address each of the following:

1. Evidence (primary sources: official web sources, books, articles)
2. Contextual facts (tertiary sources: encyclopedias, almanacs, chronologies, etc)
3. Established understandings  (library catalog: books)
4. Specific scholarly "conversations" (library databases: journal articles)
Throughout: Evidence documentation (source citation: Chicago style, Easybib)
Throughout: Drafts & revisions (research librarians & learning commons)

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