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Foundation of World Societies - Fall Research Paper  

Guide to scholarly sources available at Green Library for Mrs. Strange's Old Testament Art project.
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Advice for Success in Completing Your Research


Thoma's Research Protocol for Stellar Results (meaning an A on this paper!!!!)

1.  Search the online catalog for print sources using  the name of your chosen artist or sculptor.  Think creatively about using keywords such as 18th century Renaissance art or Old Testament art.  Your ability to use interchangeable key words, phrases, and synonyms for your artist and the time period of his work is absolutely essential to achieving a great deal of success in completing this project.


2.  Consider using our on-line databases particularly Grove's Dictionary of Art, Britannica, Ebsco, Proquest, and JStor in order to gather relevant, in-depth sources.


3.  Print out or make copies of all sources as you find them.  INCLUDE citation information with each source you find.  A folder will be provided to you for this purpose and Mrs. Strange and Ms. Thoma will check to see that citation information is attached at the end of each class.


4.  Gather sources.  Print sources.  Attach citations.  Then, READ and highlight key words and phrases to ABSORB information before taking notes and beginning your rough draft.    

5.  Chicago Manual of Style format is required and examples are provided on the blue tab, "Citation Style Sheets and Research Paper Help" specifically designated on the Foundation of World Societies lib guide.



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The Green Library at St. Mark's School of Texas

Welcome to the Cecil & Ida Green Library!

The Green Library houses approximately 56,000 volumes, which includes nonfiction and fiction collections, reference titles and an audiovisual collection.  The library also subscribes to a number of electronic databases including JSTOR, ProQuest,  and many others.



Lib Guide (Library Research Guide) Defined

The term "Lib Guide" might be new for some of you guys.  Simply stated, a Lib Guide is a Library Guide developed collaboratively by Mrs. Strange and Ms. Thoma to help you find the very best sources for this project and to guide you through the research process.

Please know that Ms. Thoma is available to answer questions during the time you spend at Green Library.  She can help you navigate database sources and cite your sources in Chicago format.


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