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  • 1. http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=set_name%3A%22Archives+Center+Lesbian%2C+Gay%2C+Bisexual%2C+and+Transgender+Collection%2C+1953-2010%22&fq=object_type:%22Periodicals%22
    English 101 Assignment Research Tips
  • 2. Where to Search?
    Library Catalog http://library.riohondo.edu/
    Databases: Proquest, Gale Reference Library.
    Off Campus Users: Access Rio
    Other Libraries: LAPL, Google Books
    Archives
    Newspapers
    Magazines & Scholarly Journals
  • 3. Library Catalog
  • 4. Library Catalog
  • 5. Access Rio
    Accessible through Rio Hondo Homepage or library home page.
    For off campus database users
    Click on the library tab to access databases.
  • 6. Newspapers
  • 7. Archives
    Library Of Congress
    http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/
    View Newspaper Pages from District of Columbia (Only till 1922)
    Select Date Range
  • 8. Archives (Continued)
    Smithsonian Museum
    http://www.si.edu/
    Keyword Search
    (Example: Homosexuals)
  • 9. Archives (Continued)
    Lesbian and Gay Archives
    626 N. Robertson Blvd.
    West Hollywood, CA 90069
    http://www.onearchives.org/
  • 10. Search Strategies
    Use keywords
    Use subject terms
    Look at bibliographic record & subject headings.
    Browse the database for the list of subjects
    Browse publications by title
  • 11. Useful Tips
    Check out other Lib Guides for English 101
    Read the Library Handouts
    Do you Google? Beware! Learn to distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate sources.
    Choose peer-reviewed articles
    Distinguish between magazines vs. scholarly journals
    Use MLA to cite sources.