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PD HS 9th Grade Asian History Research Project: Research Information Sources

Mao's Legacy

Resource Sources

The resources that you can/should use in researching your topic include:

Destiny Catalog  (physical books) with WebPath Express for online links that are educationally appropriate

General Background Info:

Encyclopedia Britannica -- General Background info about time/place/people involved

Your AA reading packet

World History in Context - Specific information about time/place/people involved

NewsBank - Newpaper "Current" Events.  It may go back this far, not sure, you could could try

New York Times Archives - may have something of use

Britannica Image Quest - If you need any pictures, this will provide images that are educationally appropriate to you and will give you citations for the images

JStor for your highest level academic source

You can use other sources - Wikipedia, Google, Google Scholar, etc.... but here you will have to take on the extra job of Validating the sources - use the 5 W's or the CRAAP Test.... Attachments  available on Helpful Documents Tab.  

Don't forget Destiny....WebPath EXPRESS

USE DESTINY LIBRARY CATALOG. It has a "SEARCH" Engine that looks for only education websites. The websites are vetted and give a audience level.  Also if you log in and create a website resource list, Destiny will lead you through the steps of creating a citation for all websites. Go to Destiny

JStor Link

JSTOR is a Subscription Database.  See your Librarian for more information about signing up for JSTOR...JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations.

National Geographic

World History in Context

Image Quest


You can copy and paste the CITATION! 


Mrs. Boyer's Favorite! :)

Encyclopedia Britannica