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HIS 204 - Civil War: John Thiel: Getting Started

The American Civil War

Welcome to the American Civil War LibGuide

A Sample of Titles in the Kirtland Libriary.

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The Assignment Calculator breaks your research paper into smaller parts with mini-deadlines.  It also provides links to helpful resources for each step of the writing process such as

  • writing a thesis statement

  • evaluating sources

  • writing a first draft

Enter your end date, but make then check the Assignment Calculator's mini-deadlines with your instructor's mini-deadlines - you may need to make adjustments.

Everything you need to get you ready for college research.  Includes a link to 7 Steps to Research Success.

Make sure your sources pass the C.R.A.A.P. test and find out how Wikipedia fits into college research.

Picking Your Topic IS Research

This video will help you start thinking about the research process.

NCSU Libraries, prod. Picking Your Topic Is Research. By Anne Burke et al.YouTube. YouTube, 1 May 2014. Web. 21 Apr. 2015.  / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US   

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