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Bad Sources

Wikipedia or any ‘wiki’Blogs

Word of mouth

Social Networking

 

Good Sources

Books

Magazine Articles & Journals

Videos – Be careful of YouTube

Online – Official organizations.  (.org, .gov, .edu, etc., to be safe)

Interviews with subject matter experts (by phone or in person)

How do we Cite?

 

·         APA Citation 7th Edition

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/ 

·        Download Purdue APA Citation Slideshow (.ppt)

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/ppt/20090818122307_747.ppt

 

 

Helpful Resources

by Subject

 

Science

Public Library

Contact Local agencies and institutions

Science.gov

HowStuffWorks.com

Sciencemadesimple.com

Science Direct

National Geographic

Discover

 

Religion

Contact Local Organizations for an Interview

Catholic Online (encyclopedia)

http://www.catholic.org/encyclopedia/

 

Catholic Research Online

http://cportalpprd.library.nd.edu/cms/index.php/catholic-newspapers-program/catholic-newspapers-online/

 

 

History

Museums

Universities

Texas government offices

Smithsonian by phone or email

www.History.com

 

 

Literature

Shakespeare Resources

 

Other Resources

 

Databases

Gale (see librarian for password)

WorldBook (see librarian for password)

 

Videos (examples in our library)

Saints

Cathedrals

Butterfly & Moth by DK Eyewitness (DVD)

Human Machine by DK Eyewitness (DVD)

 

 

Magazines 

National Geographic

Discover

Natural History

Popular Mechanics

Science Illustrated

Make

 

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