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SPAN 2230: Perspectives on Spain: Home
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This is a research guide for Prof. Julia Chang's Fall 2017 class, taught in English.

Research Steps: Overview

In this class we'll cover:

Working with a Topic
Find background, key concepts, terminology and sources

Searching databases to find good scholarly articles

Dialnet registration

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

Citing your sources
Understand citations

Getting help with your research, citations, or finding resources.

Research steps

Introduction to research (this is a link to the Library's research overview page)

Working with books

Martin Alicia. Biografias VI. 2012. Meermanno Museum, The Hague.  International Paper Biennial Rijswijk 2012.  Web 20 March 2016.

Learning goals

Find scholarly, authoritative background information on European countries and the European Union.

Find scholarly, authoritative background information on issues, concepts and theories.

Search for books at Cornell and elsewhere.

Select databases to search for articles and working papers; navigate to connect to the full text.

Design database search statements to retrieve relevant materials.

Identify sources of statistics and data on a variety of outcomes.

Identify sources of  news and working papers.

Evaluate information sources to determine if they are authoritative or scholarly.

Know how to cite sources.

Know how to request additional research help.

Subject Librarian

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Sarah How
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Sarah How
106 Olin Library
Cornell University
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Subjects: European Union Studies;
French language, literatures, history;
Italian language, literature, history;
Western European Social Sciences
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