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HIS& 136: U.S. History "Ideas of Freedom: J. Quitadamo: Home

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context 

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Journal of American Studies
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Annals of American Academy of Political and Social Science
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The Journal of American History
Full Text: 1988 - 2011 

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Full Text: 1998 - 2012

Rhetoric & Public Affairs
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Introduction to Library Research for HIS 136




Video Contents
00:00 Rhonda Kitchens
00:25 Overview
01:47 Research Parts of the Library Website Navigation Bar
02:00 Library Catalog, Databases A-Z, Primo One Search Overview
04:20 Primary & Secondary Sources
05:31 Research Questions & Keywords
06:48 Search Strategies: Truncation
07:56 Search Strategies: Phrase Searching
08:46 Search Strategies: Boolean Logic
10:30 Evaluation: CRAAP, WWWWW, SIFT models
13:40 Overview of Demo
14:00 Demo: Library Catalog
17:16 Demo: Databases A-Z, History Subject Section, Infobase, African-American History
19:17 Demo: Opposing Viewpoints
21:50 Demo: Proquest Research Library




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HIS& 136: U.S. History "Ideas of Freedom: J. Quitadamo Presentation by rhondakwrites


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