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AmyCarter: WednesdayFebruary21

I. Short visit re: The Big Event;

II. Discussion of professional email writing; and

III. Carter's Top Ten Research Hacks!

1. Google Scholar:

2. Google Books:

3. Using sources from the bibliography of a Wikipedia article:

4. Google search: Add the word "bibliography" to your search for bibliographies others have put together.

5. Use Boolean operators:

6. Check out library and museum websites for lists of primary sources, photos, etc.:

7. Search the terms "c.v." or " list of publications" with an author you know to be active or prolific on the topic. E.g.: David Mayhew

8. Add the words "journal" or "journal article" to your Google search of key words.

9. Check out professional association websites for resources. Example: American Political Science Association:

10. Browse the stacks near a useful library book that you have already found. Use LOC call numbers in your favor! Start with the TAMU--CC Library Guides based on the subject:

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