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SPAN 1103: Nature in Latin America (Fall 2016): The Research

Research guide for Shawn McDaniel's First-Year Writing Seminar.


In the class we will cover:

Reference Sources for Background Material
Find topic summaries, key concepts, definitions of terms, and additional references

Finding Books and More
Find items held at Cornell (books, ebooks, DVDs, journal title holdings)

Finding Visual Material
Find images--photographs, art, graphics

Finding Articles
Find articles in journals, magazines, newspapers

Requesting items not available at Cornell
Using BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan

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

Citing your sources
Guides for preparing a bibliography and in-text citations [see also Citing Images]

Getting Help
Ask a Librarian!

Reference Help

Michael Engle
106 Olin Library
(607) 255-1884
Cornell University Library

Subject Selector for
Reference; Anglo-American News