Researching the Context of Cat's Cradle
Instructor: Stephanie Lawrence
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
- American Decades READY REF E169.12.A419 1994, also part of Gale Virtual Reference Library
- Encyclopedia of American Social History REF HN57.E58 1993
- CQ Researcher
Search the MERLIN Library Catalog to find books.
Select the Keyword search and type in the words describing your topic.
- Example: religion and politics
To find journal, magazine and newspaper articles, you need to search an index for your topic. For this assignment, try searching these indexes:
- Academic Search Premier
A multi-displicinary database covering all subject areas.
- America: History and Life
Indexes articles in history-related journals.
- Readers' Guide Retrospective, 1890-1982
Indexes articles in general interest periodicals, 1890-1982.
Once you have identified the citations for articles you need, you can search the Journal Finder to check if the journal is available full-text electronically or in paper. Just type the name of the journal/magazine/newspaper you want and note the dates available.
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