In today's session we will cover:
Using the Library Catalog to locate resources
Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference materials
Utilizing a bibliography to locate relevant resources
How to be efficient and research smarter!
Requesting items not available at Cornell
Use BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan
Identifying useful databases and finding/evaluating articles
Find articles, essays, book chapters and monographs
Ask a Librarian!
You have been assigned to write a paper on "gender roles in Japanese popular culture."
Varieties of Approach:
1) Where would you begin your investigations of this topic?
2) What keywords would you use for searching the library catalog, the internet, and CUL's indexes and databases?
Part 1: Find a full-length book related to your topic. (You can use the bibliography of this book to identify additional books and articles of relevance.)
Part 2: Identify a quality database that you can search for scholarly articles.
Part 4: Find one scholarly article on your topic.
Submit the answers to your assignment via the comments link below.