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Asian 1111 (FWS) Embodied Deep Ecological Living: Writing Aids and Research Sources

Writing Aids

Find many "Getting Started" guides through the library catalog Quick Links feature. Choose Research Guides and then view the list of titles in the Getting Started column.

How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography  This guide explains what an annotated bib is;  the difference between annotations and abstracts; the process of gathering items; how to critically appraise books, articles or documents; choosing a citation style.

For examples of annotations, see any country volume of the World Bibliographical Series, most of which are online.   Although dated, they also offer a good starting point for background research.   Oxford Bibliographies  cover many topics and the bibliographical lists include annotations.

Citation  Management   Includes links to several styles  such as APA (American Psychological Association), MLA (Modern Language Association),  CMS (Chicago Manual of Style), CSE (Scientific Style and Format).   Also has links to citation management guides, such as Zotero, Mendeley and EndNote and how to use them to create a bibliography.





Sources for Research

Subject Headings to try

To get a list of all subtopics and geographic areas for a subject heading, use the "subject heading A-Z" option by the search box on the library catalog

(When doing a Subject A-Z search, use a caret ">"between terms).

Human Ecology      Human ecology>Asia

Urbanization>environmental aspects>Asia        community development>environmental aspects

Sample keyword searches -- use the "all fields" option.  Use the limits on the left to filter to more specific geographic area, or language, or  subject  (an more0.

Ecotourism Asia        Sustainable development Asia

Subjects for sample book:  

The Buddha's Footprint: an Environmental History of Asia

Asia Information & Reference

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Phone: 607-255-8199