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2. Monographs Accordingto OED - a detailed written study of a single specialized topic What is it? - A book How do you find books?In the Librarys Online CatalogueFinding material in the Library 3. Finding books 4. Click onMore OptionsFinding books edited books 5. You can search for terms like reader, anthology, edited, essays, collectionsFinding books edited books 6. You can also add search terms like Canada or historyFinding books edited books 7. Example of edited bookFinding books edited books 8. The best place to find journal articles is to search in an Article Database What is an article database? Anarticle database is a collection of citations from hundreds and sometimes thousands of journals. You can search these citations by: author, title, keyword, and subjectFinding journal articles 9. Whereare the Article Databases? On the Library home page, under Find and then click on Articles & Databases Whichdatabase should I search? Select the Databases by SubjectFinding journal articles 10. Finding journal articles 11. Click onArticles &Databasesby SubjectFinding journal articles 12. Finding journal articles 13. Finding journal articles 14. America:History & Life with Full TextBibliography of Native North AmericansEuropean Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750JSTORPeels Prairie ProvincesProject MuseWeb of ScienceCanadian History Databases 15. What are scholarly journal articles? signed by the author(s) written by an expert or scholar in the field cite their sources as a bibliography or list of references include the language of the discipline that is being studied and assumes that thereader will have some background in the subject being studied may include an abstract at the beginning of the article will provide the authors credentials and affiliations are usually peer reviewed or refereedScholarly articles 16. What are peer reviewed articles? a formal process undertaken by experts in a field to determine the quality of anarticle before it is accepted and published in a journal. written by an expert orscholar in the fieldPeer reviewed articles 17. What can you tell if a journal is peer reviewed? You can determine if a journal is peer reviewed by checking the first few pages of ajournal issue for a list of reviewers or an editorial board and the editorial policy. Some of our databases like America: History and Life with Full Text will let you limitto peer reviewed journals. You may also wish to check the Ulrichs Periodicals Directory - vol. 4 for acomprehensive (although not complete) list of refereed journals. (Ref. Z 6941 U45Located in Ready Reference Collection behind Reference Desk).Peer reviewed articles 18. What are primary sources? A document, speech, or other sort of evidence written, created orotherwise produced during the time under study. Primary sourcesoffer an inside view of a particular event. Examples include: original documents: autobiographies, diaries, e-mail, interviews, letters, minutes, news film footage, officialrecords, photographs, raw research data, speeches creative works: art, drama, films, music, novels, poetry relics or artifacts: buildings, clothing, DNA, furniture, jewelry, potteryPrimary Sources 19. Primary Sources in the Library 20. AdamMatthew Digital CollectionCIHMEarly Canadiana OnlineiPortal Indigenous Studies PortalPrimary sources in the Library 21. Adam Matthew Digital Collection includes the following databases: China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980 Defining Gender, 1450-1910 Eighteenth Century Journals I and II Empire Online Mass Observation Online Medieval Travel Writing Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007Adam Matthew Digital Collection 22. CIHM or the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions CIHM was established in 1978 to locate early printed Canadian materials (books, annuals, and periodicals), to preserve their content on microfilm, and to make the resulting collections available to libraries and archives in Canada and abroad.CIHM 23. iPortal Indigenous Studies Portal The Indigenous Studies Portal is an initiative of the University ofSaskatchewan Library. As of January, 2011, the iPortal has morethan 25,000 records, including the Our Legacy archival recordsrecently harvested. This includes photos, anthropological fieldnotes, diaries, correspondence and other textual documents. Connects faculty, students, researchers and members of thecommunity with electronic resources: books, articles, theses,documents, photographs, archival resources, maps, etc.iPortal Indigenous StudiesPortal 24. Microfiche (available on the Ground Floor of theLibrary) 25. In 1997 CIHM began a pilot project to digitize a portion oftheir microfiche and provide online access to the titles. In 2000 the Institute began to provide access to all recentadditions to the Early Canadiana Research Collectionthrough this database. It features works published from the time of the firstEuropean settlers up to the early 20th Century.Early Canadiana Online 26. What is a bibliography?Abibliography is a list of resources used orreferred to by an author. Check the Online Catalogue to find bibliographieson a specific subjectBibliography 27. Try typing in the term bibliography as a subject keyword and then add another term like Canada or History as a keyword For example: Bibliography and RielBibliography 28. Here are some results of bibliographies about Louis RielBibliography 29. You could also check out the History Subject Guide under Reference Sources and then Additional Reference Sources for BibliographiesBibliography 30. Howcan you evaluate a website? Currency when was it last updated? Authorship who created the page? Coverage who is the audience, how comprehensive isthe site? Content is the information accurate?Internet sources 31. Wherecan you find websites? Check out the History Subject Guide Check out other Library subject guides Oxford Reference OnlineInternet sources 32. Wherecan you find websites? Check out the History Subject Guide Check out other Library subject guidesInternet sources 33. Internet sources History SubjectGuide 34. University of Ottawa History Websites - University History Websites - Laurier University History Websites - sources Other LibraryHistory Subject Guides 35. Ifyou have any questions, you can contact us at: The Research Help Desk Telephone (807) 343-8129 Email: Chat with a LibrarianThe End