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Goals & Outcomes
Goal: Equip you with resources and strategies for your Newspaper Analysis assignment.
By the end of this session, you will be able to
- locate and access a historical newspapers (~1840-1910) online.
- identify whether or not a book or article is a scholarly source.
- use resources and search strategies to find scholarly books and articles.
Part 1: (5 min.)
Part II: Locating a Newspaper (30 min)
- Readex Platform
- Gale Platform
- Chronicling America (Library of Congress)
- Activity: Locate and download one issue of a newspaper.
Part III: About Scholarly Sources / Locating Scholarly Sources (35 min.)
- Characteristics of scholarly sources
- Samples, Review Together
- Samples, Poll Questions
- Search Strategies Check-In
- Using UC Library Search & Subject Headings
- Activity: Explore databases. Answer questions.
Part IV: Wrap-Up (10 min.)
- Contact Sara
- Session feedback
Sara Davidson Squibb
Subjects: African American Studies
, African Studies
, Controversial Topics
, Criminal Justice
, Current Events
, East Asian Studies
, Engineering (Aerospace)
, Engineering (Biological)
, Health Sciences
, Middle Eastern Studies
, Performing Arts
, Science (General)
, Writing Studies