US History Pathfinder 2017


These library resources will help you with your US History paper.  The PowerPoint you saw in class is linked here.  In this pathfinder you will find links to a variety of online sources that will help you with your research.

Remember: research is a process and we are here to help. If you ever have a question, just ask!  

Who should I ask?
Mr. Bryant class: Ms. Sokoll
Ms. Masucci and Mr. Kalin’s classes: Ms. Tragert
Mr. Jankey’s classes: Ms. Steim

Getting Started
To get started, you will want to do background reading.  This will help you develop your topic, learn more about it, and narrow down your research question. Please click here for more information about getting started.

Journal Articles
After you have come up with your research question you will begin to read journal articles connected to your topic.  Please click here for online databases with journal articles.

Primary Sources
As you find out more scholarly information about your topic you will need evidence to build your argument. This can be accomplished by looking at primary sources.  Please click here for online primary source information.

Nonfiction
At any point during the research process you can also look at nonfiction books.   Please click here for more information about accessing nonfiction books.

Citation
Remember, it is important to always cite your sources!!! If you don’t, it is considered plagiarism, which is not a good thing to have on your record! Please click here for citation sources.