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UNIV 103 - Culture, Science and Mathematics in the Pre-Columbian Americas: General Resources

An introduction to the study of the Pre-Columbian Americas as part of the broad interdisciplinary field of Native American Studies.

Evaluating Information

 

Regardless of where you are getting your information, you need to be aware of a few simple attributes about whatever information you are using.

When evaluating information, here are five helpful considerations:

Currency: timeliness of the information.

Relevance: importance of the information for your need.

Authority: source of the information.

Accuracy: reliability, truthfulness, correctness.

Purpose: reason that the information exists.

Getting Started / Basic Overviews

Library Search ( nearly everything )

Library Search:      

Finding Articles

Finding Books

Additional Resources

MLA Citation Style

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

MLA handbook, Eighth edition, The Modern Language Association of America, 2016.
Contains guidelines for doing research, giving citations, and preparing bibliographies.
Location: Reserve - Permanent LB2369 .G53 2016 ( at Reserves behind circulation desk ) 

Mathematical Movies

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Library Services

 

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