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Focus a Topic:  To get started, watch the Developing a Research Topic tutorial (UPitt).  Review your assignment guidelines, textbook(s), and encyclopedias to explore ideas.  For a list of encyclopedias, see the "Reference" tab above. 

Consult with your professor and/or librarian to refine your topic and develop a focused research question.  See librarian contacts in the right column.

Choose a Database and search for sources:.  Use the "Articles & Databases"  tab above.

Find a Book.  Use the "Books"  tabs above.

Cite Your Sources.  Use the "How to Cite Sources" box on the Get Started tab.  

Determine Whether Sources are Credible.  Use the "How to Evaluate Sources" box on the Get Started tab. 



Welcome to the Reseach Guide to Russia, an Introductory History (HIST 117)  This guide presents research tools that you will help you complete the research exercies for the course.  It will help you:

  • know more about the library and its resources, human and material;
  • better understand how locate needed materials in a variety of formats;
  • understand the differences between primary and secondary sources;and
  • be more able evaluate and choose the best materials.

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