HIST 1510 - Introduction to Western Civilization (Fall 2011): Research Strategy

A guide to library research


Clio, muse of history
detail from The Allegory of Painting
by Johannes Vermeer

About this guide

Use the blue tabs above to navigate through this guide.

Each tab relates to a step in the library research process.

Research Strategy

Research Stragegy


Reference Sources for Background Material
Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and bibliography

Find Books
Find items held at Cornell (books, journal holdings, etc.)

Find Articles
Find articles, essays, book chapters and monographs

Request items not available at Cornell
BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan

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

Cite your sources
Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography

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Ask a Librarian!

Virginia Cole

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