ERIC Number: ED229011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Library Research Manual: History.
Bryson, Emily Montez; Kelly, Walter, Ed.
Intended for use by undergraduate students taking a course in western civilization at Chicago State University, this workbook discusses basic library information resources for history students and introduces a search strategy useful in gathering materials for research papers. It is noted that the workbook is the product of cooperation between librarians and faculty members. The manual describes: (1) the card catalog; (2) the LCS system, an online circulation system which enables library users at Chicago State University to locate materials by author and/or title; (3) the Library of Congress (LC) classification system and the location of library books; (4) encyclopedias; (5) sources of biographic information; (6) periodical indexes, serials holding lists, and location of periodicals; (7) newspaper and other news indexes; (8) government documents; (9) quick answer sources, including handbooks, manuals, yearbooks, dictionaries, directories, and atlases; and (10) a term paper research strategy covering use of resources, organization of information, footnoting, and the creation of bibliographies. A list of four guidebooks for writing papers and sets of exercises to be used with the manual are included. (ESR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chicago State Univ., IL.
Note: Prepared by the Paul and Emily Douglas Library and the College of Arts and Sciences History Department, Chicago State University, IL.