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ENGL 1183: AfroFuturism

                                                           Eko Idumota Market Lagos by Olaoluwa Smith 

Research Session

In this class we'll cover:

  • Developing a Research Plan
    • Creating useful strategies to effectively perform research at Cornell 
  • Finding Books
    • Find books held at Cornell University Library 
  • Finding Articles
    • Find articles, essays, book chapters
  • Requesting items not available at Cornell
    • BorrowDirect, Interlibrary Loan, and ScanIt
  • Evaluating your sources
    • Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found
  • Citing your sources
    • Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography
    • Revisiting- What is the Annotated Bibliography?
  • Getting Help

See the Library's Introduction to Research web page for more tips and strategies.

Meet Your Librarian!

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Pat Abraham
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Clarke Africana Library
Africana Studies Research Center
Cornell University
310 Triphammer Road
Ithaca, New York 14850

About Your Librarian!

Patricia Abraham is a former graduate of the Africana Center and elated to return as the Assistant Librarian at the John Henrik Clarke Africana Library. Among many other roles, she is a liaison for the library, specializing in collection development, reference, and research, so feel free to reach out with questions!