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- You will learn how to access books from the library catalog and worldwide
- Find one scholarly book or collection of primary sources in book form
- You will learn how to use library databases to find scholarly journal articles
- Find at least one scholarly article that fits your topic or a topic of interest
- You will review the Research Guide and learn how to find and use collections of primary sources
- Find at least one primary source, either from the Women Working database or a news source.
- You will learn how to use these resources to refine and focus your topic.
Resources for the class session
America: History & Life This link opens in a new window
Covers the history of the United States and Canada. Lists scholarly articles from history journals. Allows you to search by journal name. Each article is summarized.
Women Working, 1800-1930 This link opens in a new window
Digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard University's library and museum collections that explore women's roles in the U.S. economy between the Civil War and the Great Depression.
Alternative Press Index This link opens in a new window
Indexes 300 alternative, radical and left periodicals that report and analyze the practices and theories of cultural, economic, political and social change. Covers 1991 to present.