Archive for October, 2007

Interview with a Veteran

1) Finding a veteran The guidelines for who the Library of Congress’s Veterans History Project is interested in are located here. [Note that for the purpose of this class, I’d prefer a focus on a veteran from one of the wars we cover in class.] The easiest choice may be a relative or a friend […]

Use the following links to begin research Simpson Library Online databases for historical research Note-Taking Options Note Cards Post-It Notes Word Processor (with or without templates) Outlines or free-form notes Citation (or other pay note-taking software like Nota Bene) Microsoft OneNote Excel/Access–For information in larger quantities that is consistent in its form (e.g., the census). […]

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/xkmo4ygPTjc” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This is from a documentary made in the 1990s. The second clip is from a 1933 movie, Heroes for Sale. Do the two clips differ in their portrayal of veterans of the Great War? Why or why not? [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Gocdp6Nis5g” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Links on Writing

As you finish the revisions on your first paper, use the following from the History Department’s guide to writing: General Writing Guidelines Information on improving introductions and conclusions Instructions on using quotations effectively

Footnote Formatting

Since citations were a big issue in the drafts, I thought I’d post a few examples. Examples






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