In this class we'll cover:
Working with a Topic
Find background, key concepts, terminology and sources
Searching databases to find good scholarly articles
Evaluating your sources
Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found
Citing your sources
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.