Geography 111 ~ Regional Study of the Modern Industrial World
|Finding Articles||Evaluating Articles in Journals||Print Reference Sources|
|Other Circulating Books||Internet Resources||Citing Sources|
Examples of an Annotation
Finding Print Reference Sources in the A.C. Buehler Library
Suggested Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Environmental law, International
- Environmental policy
- European union
- Free Trade--North America
- Free Trade--Environmental aspects
- Germany --History--Unification, 1990
- International relations
- International trade
- Latin America --Commerce-- United States
- Latin America --Foreign relations--United States
- National Characteristics
- Yugoslavia-- History
Examples of Print Resources from the Reference Collection
- Culturegrams: The Nations Around Us Reference R909.82C968
- The DK Geography of the World Reference R910D626g
- The Europa World Year Book Reference R341.184E89
- Western Europe 2000 ~ The World Today Series R909.83 W527 2000
- The World Almanac & Book of Facts Reference R317.3W927
- WorldMark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life 4 vols. Reference R 305.8003 W927
Examples of Print Resources from the Circulating Collection
- Doing Business in ...(Do a Browse Title search on this in Illinet Online)
- Doing Business in Korea. 346.519D657k
- Green Politics and Global Trade. 382.917 A913G
- Standing Together, Standing Apart:National Identities after NAFTA. 382.917 j74 c1
- Korean Heritage Series. 709.519K84
- Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves. 658.408 G739c
- Power and Interdependence. 337 K37p2001
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Finding Other Circulating Books
The "card catalog" of the A.C. Buehler Library. Use this resource to find books, journal titles, movies, and music owned by Elmhurst College, and information about items located in 65 academic libraries in Illinois. You can locate books owned by the library using I-Share .
SWAN serves as the catalog for 75 public libraries located in the south and near west suburbs of Chicago, including the Elmhurst Public Library.
Dupage Library System Magic Database MAGIC (Multitype Automation Group In Cooperation) is a consortium of libraries using a shared library automation system hosted by the DuPage Library System. MAGIC members include public, school, and academic libraries.
WorldCat A combined catalog of more than 34,000 libraries worldwide.
Evaluating Articles I find in Journals and Online
How do I know whether an article is useful to me?
Learn how to critically analyze information sources.
Is this a scholarly article or a popular article?
How to distinguish between the two.
These are searchable online reference book databases. Each collection contains more than one book, and each collection has different books in it. if you don't find what you are looking for in one database, try another.
- Credo Reference ~ over 275 electronic books, ranging from art to technology. Search across all subjects or select specific subject areas to search in.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library ~ full text of over 50 reference sources. Do a basic Search to get the big picture of what's available, or search by subject.
- Sage E-Reference . A collection of over 60 key reference sources in the social sciences.
- Britannica Online ~ same as the printed version, but searchable.
Daily Life Online past and present cultural information from all over the world. Browse by country or topic, or do a more focused search. Also has links to outside resources.
Academic Search Complete
Provides abstracts from almost 8,200 periodicals in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multicultural studies, and others, with full text articles from 4,700 titles. PDF's go back to 1975 or further, and almost every topic of study is covered.
Business Source Elite
Contains selected full text from over 1,100 journals in business, management, economics, finance, banking, accounting, and related areas. Coverage is from 1985 to present.
Provides full text access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, and reference sources.
This collection allows you to search The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, and The New York Times Magazine simultaneously.
How can I find the Journals cited by the databases above that are not full-text?
Finding Internet Resources
Country Information Sources
U.S. Government Sources
Evaluating Internet Resources
How to Cite the Sources
- MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 4th ed. R808.042 M685 1995
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th ed. R808.06615 P976 2002
- Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association
- Citing Sources
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This page was created by Donna Goodwyn, Associate Librarian, and revised September 17, 2008
by Peg Cook, Assistant Reference Librarian, Elmhurst College.