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GERST 1117.103: Just Friends (Fall 2016): Research
Steps

Research guide for Elke Siegel's German Studies 1117 First-year Writing Seminar.

Welcome!

In the class we will cover:

Identifying a Topic

Reference Sources for Understanding a Topic
Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference lists

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

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
moe1@cornell.edu
Cornell University Library

Subject Selector for
Reference; Anglo-American News

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