History 200D: Monarchy, Middle Ages to the Present
Introduces history majors to basic research library concepts (you should master before History 498). Provides both a broad overview of the source types collected by research libraries, and also lists specific sources relevant to research for this course.
On this PowerPoint, you will find the answers to essential questions such as: How do we learn about topics outside of our own immediate experience? What is the difference between consulting an expert versus Google? What clues do we use to discern between different kinds of information sources in the online environment? What are the benefits of navigating the library website? What are reference works like Wikipedia? Where can you find reference works written by expert researchers?