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Updated Powerpt Wwii

  1. 1. WW II Resources PRINT & ONLINE
  2. 2. To Surf or Not? <ul><li>Primary and secondary sources are available at the library in every format; books, websites, databases & online magazines. </li></ul><ul><li>Information literacy gives students a greater flexibility & comfort with multiple research methods. </li></ul>
  3. 3. War in the Stacks <ul><li>940.53 World War II, 1939-1945 </li></ul><ul><li>Titles follow a chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>Rise of Nazism </li></ul><ul><li>Holocaust </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of El-Alamein </li></ul><ul><li>D-Day </li></ul><ul><li>Fall of Corregidor </li></ul><ul><li>Battle of the Bulge </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction to Other WW2 Resources National & International Organizations Federal & Govt. Resources First Person Interviews & Documents NARA Archives & Museums WW2 Veteran Sites & Military Associations History Specific Websites
  5. 5. Introduction Primary Documents <ul><li>Autobiographies –military, resistance fighters, Holocaust survivors </li></ul><ul><li>Letters & Diaries (Anne Frank’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Documentaries (NBC Victory at Sea ) </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper & Magazine Articles of the day </li></ul>
  6. 6. Introduction to WW2 Resources Primary Documents <ul><li>Ephemera—Ration cards, travel permits (Nazis/Vichy), resistance escape materials, medals, military uniforms & equipment. </li></ul><ul><li>Audio of Important Speeches </li></ul><ul><li>Government Documents of Allies/Axis countries (Battle coordinates & Final Solution directives) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Databases vs. Websites <ul><li>Defining Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Aren’t they the same as surfing websites? </li></ul><ul><li>Library History Databases ie. </li></ul><ul><li>Annuals of American History (1940-1949) </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Speeches & Addresses available </li></ul>
  8. 8. Summary <ul><li>Become familiar with library print materials where they are locationed. Ask a librarian if you forget their location! </li></ul><ul><li>Become familiar with library databases from our website & use the knowledge of your reference librarians who are there to help you find the information you need. </li></ul><ul><li>Check with a librarian if you are unsure about the quality of the information on particular websites. </li></ul><ul><li>If it’s dubious we can usually suggest an alternative source. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Where to Get More Information <ul><li>Our print collection </li></ul><ul><li>Websites provided on Handout Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Documentaries such as Victory at Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Research Librarians on the 2 nd floor </li></ul><ul><li>Pathfinder </li></ul><ul><li>Tip: Gather information from more than one source & compare especially with dates and figures. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Examples of default styles <ul><li>Text and lines are like this </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks like this </li></ul><ul><li>Visited hyperlinks like this </li></ul>Text box Text box With shadow Table Table Table

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