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HIST 1301: History of the Essay (Fall 2015): The Research

A research guide for Aaron Sachs' HIST 1301 class. Click on the BLUE TABS to access the sections of this guide.

Research Steps: An Overview

In our research session we will cover:

Using Reference Sources for Background and Context on a Subject
Find articles that summarize the topic, explain key concepts, define terminology and much more

Finding Books
Find items held at Cornell (books, journals, and everything else we own)

Finding Articles
Find articles, essays, book chapters and monographs

Requesting items not available at Cornell
BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan

Evaluating your sources
Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found

Citing your sources
Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography

Getting Help
Ask a Librarian!

Reference Help

Michael Engle
106 Olin Library
(607) 255-1884
Cornell University Library

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Reference; Anglo-American News