The "Great Ideas Research Essay" asks you to examine works BY a particular author and to find commentary ABOUT your author. Each page or tab in this guide will highlight research tools that coorespond to different parts of the process.
The assignement for this class and this online guide will help you to learn how to:
- Distinguish between primary and secondary sources in order to find sources by an author and about an author.
- Search the library catalog to find primary source works BY your author.
- Search library databases to find secondary sources ABOUT your author and his or her writings.
Have questions? Ask a librarian!
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