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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.
The Research Guide to Russian Culture provides suggestions to help you complete the bibliography assignments for SLAV 140/141. The guide recommends databases, search strategies, and guidelines for evaluating sources, providing links to electronic texts that will be useful for this assignment. For more help contact Jon Giullian (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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