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The information-literate historian : a guide to research for history students

Jenny L. Presnell

New York, New York : Oxford University Press 2013

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  • Title:
    The information-literate historian : a guide to research for history students
  • Author: Jenny L. Presnell
  • Subjects: History -- Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; History -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Information literacy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; History -- Methodology; History -- Research; Information literacy; Handbooks and manuals
  • Contents: Introduction : what it means to be a historian -- Historians and the research process : getting started -- Reference resources -- Finding monographs and using catalogs -- Finding journals, magazines, and newspapers : using indexes -- Evaluating your sources -- The thrill of discovery : primary sources -- History and the Internet -- Maps : from simple to geographic information systems -- Beyond the written word : finding, evaluating, and using images, motion pictures, and audio -- Statistics : quantifying history -- Presenting your research : traditional research paper, presentation, poster, or website?
    The Information-Literate Historian is the only book specifically designed to teach today's history students how to successfully select and use sources--primary, secondary, and electronic--to carry out and present their research. Expanded and updated, the second edition of The Information-Literate Historian continues to be an indispensable reference for historians, students, and other readers doing history research.
  • Edition: Second edition..
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press
  • Creation Date: 2013
  • Physical Description: xix, 329 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN9780199926046;ISBN0199926042
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 794367165
  • NZ MMS ID: 9910104469202931
  • IZ MMS ID: 9923226353402952

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