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  • Search by author, title, keyword or subject Author – granatstein, J.l. Title – paris 1919
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  • Canadian History 2301 Library Assignment
  • Monographs Accordingto OED - a detailed written study of a single specialized topic What is it? - A book How do you find books?In the Library’s Online CatalogueFinding material in the Library
  • Finding books
  • Click on More OptionsFinding books – edited books
  • You can search for terms like reader, anthology, edited, essays, collectionsFinding books – edited books
  • You can also add search terms like Canada or historyFinding books – edited books
  • Example of edited bookFinding books – edited books
  • The best place to find journal articles is to search in an “Article Database” What is an article database? Anarticle database is a collection of citations from hundreds and sometimes thousands of journals. You can search these citations by: author, title, keyword, and subjectFinding journal articles
  • Where are the Article Databases? On the Library home page, under “Find” and then click on Articles & Databases Which database should I search? Select the Databases by SubjectFinding journal articles
  • Finding journal articles
  • Click on Articles & Databases by SubjectFinding journal articles
  • Finding journal articles
  • Finding journal articles
  • America: History & Life with Full TextBibliography of Native North AmericansEuropean Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750JSTORPeel’s Prairie ProvincesProject MuseWeb of ScienceCanadian History Databases
  •  What are scholarly journal articles? signed by the author(s) written by an expert or scholar in the field cite their sources as a bibliography or list of references include the language of the discipline that is being studied and assumes that the reader will have some background in the subject being studied may include an abstract at the beginning of the article will provide the authors credentials and affiliations are usually peer reviewed or refereedScholarly articles
  •  What are peer reviewed articles? a formal process undertaken by experts in a field to determine the quality of an article before it is accepted and published in a journal. written by an expert or scholar in the fieldPeer reviewed articles
  •  What can you tell if a journal is peer reviewed? You can determine if a journal is peer reviewed by checking the first few pages of a journal issue for a list of reviewers or an editorial board and the editorial policy. Some of our databases like America: History and Life with Full Text will let you limit to peer reviewed journals. You may also wish to check the Ulrichs Periodicals Directory - vol. 4 for a comprehensive (although not complete) list of refereed journals. (Ref. Z 6941 U45 Located in Ready Reference Collection behind Reference Desk).Peer reviewed articles
  •  What are primary sources? A document, speech, or other sort of evidence written, created or otherwise produced during the time under study. Primary sources offer an inside view of a particular event. Examples include: original documents: autobiographies, diaries, e-mail, interviews, letters, minutes, news film footage, official records, photographs, raw research data, speeches creative works: art, drama, films, music, novels, poetry relics or artifacts: buildings, clothing, DNA, furniture, jewelry, potteryPrimary Sources
  • Primary Sources in the Library
  • Adam Matthew Digital CollectionCIHMEarly Canadiana OnlineiPortal – Indigenous Studies PortalPrimary sources in the Library
  • Adam Matthew Digital Collection includes the following databases: China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980 Defining Gender, 1450-1910 Eighteenth Century Journals I and II Empire Online Mass Observation Online Medieval Travel Writing Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007Adam Matthew Digital Collection
  • CIHM or the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions CIHM was established in 1978 to locate early printed Canadian materials (books, annuals, and periodicals), to preserve their content on microfilm, and to make the resulting collections available to libraries and archives in Canada and abroad.CIHM
  • iPortal – Indigenous Studies Portal The Indigenous Studies Portal is an initiative of the University of Saskatchewan Library. As of January, 2011, the iPortal has more than 25,000 records, including the Our Legacy archival records recently harvested. This includes photos, anthropological field notes, diaries, correspondence and other textual documents. Connects faculty, students, researchers and members of the community with electronic resources: books, articles, theses, documents, photographs, archival resources, maps, etc.iPortal – Indigenous StudiesPortal
  • Microfiche (available on the Ground Floor of theLibrary)
  •  In 1997 CIHM began a pilot project to digitize a portion of their microfiche and provide online access to the titles. In 2000 the Institute began to provide access to all recent additions to the Early Canadiana Research Collection through this database. It features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century.Early Canadiana Online
  • What is a bibliography?A bibliography is a list of resources used or referred to by an author. Check the Online Catalogue to find bibliographies on a specific subjectBibliography
  • Try typing in the term bibliography as a subject keyword and then add another term like Canada or History as a keyword For example: Bibliography and RielBibliography
  • Here are some results of bibliographies about Louis RielBibliography
  • You could also check out the History Subject Guide under Reference Sources and then Additional Reference Sources for BibliographiesBibliography
  • How can you evaluate a website? Currency– when was it last updated? Authorship – who created the page? Coverage – who is the audience, how comprehensive is the site? Content – is the information accurate?Internet sources
  • Where can you find websites? Check out the History Subject Guide Check out other Library subject guides Oxford Reference OnlineInternet sources
  • Where can you find websites? Check out the History Subject Guide Check out other Library subject guidesInternet sources
  • Internet sources – History SubjectGuide
  •  University of Ottawa History Websites - http://uottawa.ca.libguides.com/content.php? pid=15415&sid=652106 Carleton University History Websites - http://www.library.carleton.ca/research/subject-guides/canadian- history#websites Laurier University History Websites - http://library.wlu.ca/subject/history/websitesInternet sources – Other LibraryHistory Subject Guides
  • Ifyou have any questions, you can contact us at: The Research Help Desk Telephone (807) 343-8129 Email: researchhelp@lakeheadu.ca Chat with a LibrarianThe End