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REL 196A: Islam and Modernity - Morgenstein Fuerst (Spring 2018)

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This research guide is designed to help you with all aspects of your research for this course.


Contact me directly via e-mail or telephone to ask a question or to schedule an appointment for a research consultation. I am always happy to work one-on-one with you to help you with your specific research topic. As the library liaison to the Religion Department I will help you with your research for any Religion course

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What's in this Guide?

  1. Background - Religion & Countries: Individual subject encyclopedias providing background information and context. They may help you choose a topic or narrow a topic.
  2. Books: Library Catalog part of CATQuest. Guidance on searching the catalog to find books in the Library. Information on checking out and renewing books.
  3. Journal Articles: Subject-specific and multidisciplinary databases for locating articles in scholarly journals 3A. Sub-tab "Get the Article": sample citation unpacked; how to obtain an article when it's not full-text in the database.
  4. Keyword Searching: Help with developing keywords for a topic, using variant spellings and synonyms, creating a keyword search.
  5. Images: Selected online sources (UVM licensed database, free internet) for locating images.
  6. Cite & WriteStyle, writing, and citation guides (e.g., Chicago style, English-language dictionaries, grammar, etc.).
  7. How to Interpret a Citation: Tips for deciphering citations in articles and bibliographies.
  8. Evaluate Sources: Guides, charts and videos to help you evaluate your sources for usefulness, credibility, and quality.


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