Hints for Searching• Break down your Topic into Keywords o Concepts, Synonyms, Relationships• Truncation (*) o agricult* = agriculture, agricultural• Quotes around phrases "United States"• Boolean Searching o AND, OR, NOT• It will take several tries to get the right sources - keep refining your search.
source: Library of Congress http://catalog.loc.gov/help/boolean.htm
Find Databaseso CoursePage --> List of Databases for Primary or Secondary Sources: www.lib.umn.edu/course/ANSC/1701o Articles & Databases Tab www.lib.umn.edu -->Databases by Subject
Cite your sources• Keep detailed records: o name of Journal or website, title, author, date created, etc.• If you need help contact: o Libraries o Center for Writing
Image Credits• Offerings of a Chariot and Horse, Tomb of Userhat fromhttp://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/100015547#fullscreen.
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