9780534619534

Doing History Research and Writing in the Digital Age

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534619534

  • ISBN10:

    0534619533

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/23/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Whether you're starting down the path as a history major, or simply looking for a straightforward and systematic guide to writing a successful paper, you'll find this text to be an indispensable handbook to historical research. This text's "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history addresses every step of the process, from locating your sources and gathering information, to writing clearly and making proper use of various citation styles to avoid plagiarism. You'll also learn how to make the most of every tool available to you-especially the technology that helps you conduct the process efficiently and effectively.

Table of Contents

Introduction
What is History?
Locating the Sources
Tools for Analysis -- Secondary Sources
Primary Evidence
Writing
Finishing the Paper
Student Paper Topics
A Reference Librarian's Guide to Historical Reference Works
Student Jack Sheehan's Paper
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