Thursday, February 9, 2017

Immigration


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Mr. Darken & Ms. McDermott's assignment

Start with the online catalog, as we have a plethora of digital and print resources for this project. Recommended search strategy: immigration AND china, and replace china with the name of the immigrating community you are investigating.


Harvard Open Image Collection on Immigration
Library of Congress - American Memory The United States Census Bureau is an obvious destination.
American Fact Finder
 

To access this and other eBooks, Please visit Destiny, the online catalog. 

You MUST log in to access our digital resources. Instructions follow. 

The password for ABC-CLIO ebooks is the same as the ABC-CLIO databases. (see page 41 of your planner - orange)


We now have a premium EasyBib account. Here is how to access it. It is a piece on cake - it's in Google Apps. Just sign in and click on EasyBib!



Databases:


For each of the topics below, we identified a few choice books and recommended databases. 

  • Roper iPoll
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • National Newspapers
  • NewsStand 
  • Historical Newspapers
  • History in Context
  • SIRS Decades (great for cartoons and primary sources)

Roper iPoll is an amazing public opinion database. Here is a tutorial on how to navigate that database.



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