Welcome to the part of this guide with library resources selected for GIST, LAC, PORT 177: The Amazon: Framing Environmental Issues through Literature and Film taught by Prof. Tosta. Resources are assembled within this guide to facilitate students' exploration of the subject area of Portuguese Language and Brazilian Studies and to improve research skills. Click on the tabs at the top to take you to the best resources for your research. For material specifically related to the GIST, LAC, PORT 177 course, this tab and its drop-down tab, Resources for 177, will be especially useful. The drop-down tab, Plagiarism, is a useful reference page for students to use while conducting research for their class.
This video underscores the importance of breaking your research topic down into subtopics to make finding relevant sources easier and more effective.
This video provides an overview for determining if a source is credible and why it is important to use credible sources.
What is a Scholarly Journal Article? (University of Washington Libraries)
What's a library database? (RMIT University, Australia)
How to Read a Library of Congress Call Number (University of Arkansas Libraries)