When you want to know whether or not a resource will be useful to you, remember to think like A-CRAB. Consider the following qualities:
- A uthority
- C urrency
- R elevance
- A ccuracy
- B ias
World Civilizations Research Essay
The Forum, Rome
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This guide will help you identify resources for your World Civilizations research project. If you need help with your research, please contact Ms. Pritchard (email@example.com) or Ms. Buxton (firstname.lastname@example.org) for help. If you have any questions about your assignment, make sure you speak with Mr. Luffman.
This is a good short video about the research process and why we teach it.
NoodleTools is a great tool for taking notes, recording your sources, and creating citations for footnotes and bibliographies.
Important: All students and staff must create a personal account in order to use NoodleTools. Ask a librarian if you need help.
If NoodleTools asks you to revalidate your account, look on our database passwords page for our school/library username and password.
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) offers an array of fantastic resources aimed at students and instructors. Look here for help with citations and style guides, creating an outline, and other steps in the research and writing process.