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Research Workshop Amy Ferguson Richland College Library November 10, 2009
Computer Use <ul><li>Only use computers as directed. </li></ul>
Receive the  Information Literacy Certificate ! Attend all 3 workshops in the Library Instruction Program Research 1 : Int...
Your Assignment Image Source: Yankee Volunteers Marching Into Dixie from http://memory.loc.gov
Research Guide <ul><li>http://libguides.richlandcollege.edu/cwcauses  </li></ul>
Evaluating Historical Sources <ul><li>CARB </li></ul><ul><li>Your Research Guide </li></ul>
Evaluation Exercise <ul><li>Additional questions </li></ul><ul><li>Which states does the proclamation apply to? </li></ul>...
The MLA Format <ul><li>Cooper, Mary H. “Global Warming Update.”  CQ Researcher  1 Nov. 1996: 1-24. Print. </li></ul><ul><l...
Citation <ul><li>Lincoln, Abraham. “The Emancipation Proclamation.”  U.S. National Archives and Records Administration . 1...
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  1. 1. Research Workshop Amy Ferguson Richland College Library November 10, 2009
  2. 2. Computer Use <ul><li>Only use computers as directed. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Receive the Information Literacy Certificate ! Attend all 3 workshops in the Library Instruction Program Research 1 : Introduction to College Research Research 2 : Electronic Research - Sources and Strategies Research 3 : MLA - Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources.
  4. 4. Your Assignment Image Source: Yankee Volunteers Marching Into Dixie from http://memory.loc.gov
  5. 5. Research Guide <ul><li>http://libguides.richlandcollege.edu/cwcauses </li></ul>
  6. 6. Evaluating Historical Sources <ul><li>CARB </li></ul><ul><li>Your Research Guide </li></ul>
  7. 7. Evaluation Exercise <ul><li>Additional questions </li></ul><ul><li>Which states does the proclamation apply to? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>Image Source: &quot;Abraham Lincoln, Head-and-Shoulders Portrait, Facing Front&quot; by Alexander Gardner from http://rs6.loc.gov Complete the worksheet with a partner
  8. 8. The MLA Format <ul><li>Cooper, Mary H. “Global Warming Update.” CQ Researcher 1 Nov. 1996: 1-24. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Early Warning Sings: Spreading Disease.” Global Warming. Union of Concerned Scientists, n.d. Web. 27 Aug. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>McKibben, Bill. The End of Nature . New York: Anchor, 1989. Print. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Citation <ul><li>Lincoln, Abraham. “The Emancipation Proclamation.” U.S. National Archives and Records Administration . 1 Jan. 1863. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. </li></ul>
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