Use the research guide to access
appropriate tools and resources.
1. Use the library
catalog to find a book of interest to your pedagogy project. Read
a chapter or at least several pages. Provide the title, URL and a brief
summary of what you read.
2. Explore the online and print Reference resources listed in your
research guide. Find and read an article on your topic in one of the
sources listed, or in another reference source and provide a brief summary.
Title of reference book or encyclopedia:
3. Use the Oxford English Dictionary
(Use remote access off campus)
on the Web, or in print, Find two words in use today that are at least
300 years old. Attach a copy of page documenting the history of
4. Use ERIC article database
to find an article reference to a scholarly journal article on your topic.
Attach a copy of the citation. Does Stewart Library subscribe to
this journal? ________If yes, check our catalog and supply the call number_________.
MLA Bibliography to find an article reference to a scholarly journal
article on your topic. Attach a copy of the citation. Does
Stewart Library subscribe to this journal? ________If yes, check our
catalog and supply the call number_________.
6. Use another article
database, not MLA or Eric, to find an article of interest. Print and
attach the citation. Feel free to ask a librarian for a suggestion!
List the name of database used:______________________.
7. Optional: If you have no experience using Interlibrary loan (ILL)
this is a good way to learn. If you have good experience using ILL and
don't need any offsite materials you do not have to complete this question
: Use the list of works cited, notes or the bibliography from one
of the the above articles (found for questions 5 or 6) to find another
article of interest. order this article by Interlibrary loan using the
Web ILL form. Attach a
copy of the ILL confirmation form.
8. Explore the Web resources listed
on the research guide. Select one of the sites listed, or another site
useful for your pedagogy project and provide a description and evaluation
of the site. Why is it useful? What makes it a good site? What are its