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HIST 116: World History since 1500: Introduction

The World

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Objectives for Library Session

1) Identify topic of interest

2) Identify information retrieval tools in subject area

3) Learn how to search these tools efficiently and effectively.

4) Retrieve articles and/or books.

5) Manage information using such tools as MyEbscoHost, MyJSTOR

Welcome!

This guide is to help you explore sources in world history. Your main objective will be to learn how to effectively and efficiently retrieve scholarly articles on topics related to world history. This is an introduction to library resources on world history and ways to search for potential outside sources (i.e., beyond the required readings).

Assignment

Using sources discussed in the session, you need to submit to Prof. Pamonag a bibliographic list of at least two prospective sources.

Entries must follow the following format (see examples under the next tab, Citing Your Sources):

For book: Author’s last name, First name. Book Title. Place of publication: Publisher, date of publication.

For journal article: Author’s last name, First name. “Article Title.” Journal Title x, no. x (year): pages.

For article in a book: Article Author’s last name, First name. “Article Title.” In Book title, edited by book author, pages X-pages Y. Place of publication: Publisher, date of publication.

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