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GOAL: Thesis Statement(s) Representing Print Source Information

Thesis emerges from research/source information

              

GOAL: LOCATE *SPECIALIZED REFERENCE ARTICLE   or   NONFICTION PRINT SOURCE TO SUPPORT THESIS !

* Aim for Specialized Reference  Article

*Ask for assistance from Mrs. Hajian, Mrs. Trissler and/or Mr. Carty

*Take photo of article/chapter located

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Searching Library Catalogs for Print Materials:  General TIPS:

1) Click on the Advanced Search Link above to access catalog

2) Use BROAD/GENERAL search terms (one word) and/or "search phrases" (two or more words)

3) Examine Call # carefully!

- Call #s beginning with REF followed by Numbers and Letters = Specialized Reference Collection

- Call #s with Numbers and Letters only = Circulating Collection [nonfiction shelves]

 

Possible Source Types & Call Number Codes

REF

Nonfiction (### XXX)

Fiction FIC

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir    B

LUCKY RESEARCHER: Specialized Reference Article, Plus Circulating Titles!

SEARCH: "Cultural Revolution"

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RESEARCH GEMS: Specialized Reference/Encyclopedias

Call # for Reference Sources will always begin with REF

USE: Index (alpha listing of topics for that publication)

Multi-volume Reference Sets: Index will either:

1) provide page number (or page range of article)

or

2) Identify the Volume #:Page #  [Example I:204 = Volume 1 Page 204]

Citation for Reference Source

 

Use ISBN # on the inside of the Title Page for citation