FS 115 American Environmental Imagination

Professor: Eliot Sloan

First Year Seminar Librarian: Marilyn Scoville
Office: Library 207
Saint Michael's College Library
802.654-2410

 

Encyclopedias

Credo Reference
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Reference Universe
A searchable database of the Saint Michael's College Library reference collection



Article databases

Academic Search Premier
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Academic OneFile
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ProQuest Central
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CQ Researcher
Indepth reports on current and timely topics with lengthy bibliographies, timelines, pro and con

 

Biographies

Biography in Context 
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Literary Criticism

Literature Resource Center 
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Timeliness: is the information current, updated, from a historical perspective?

Authority: who is the author or editor; who is responsible for the information presented in the article, website, or book?

Accuracy: compare the facts with other sources; does a bibliography provide evidence of research and documentation with other sources?

Purpose: why was the book, website, or article written or created; what is the point of view or bias?

Intended audience: was the material presented for the general public, academics, or professionals?