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The Historian's Toolbox

The Historian's Toolbox

A six-unit online tutorial to start a beginning history student in topic selection, topic survey, and basic research strategies. Information literacy standards are used in the teaching of selection, use, and evaluation of resources. Each unit is accompanied by a quiz to reinforce learning.


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James Muir
James Muir (Faculty)
11 years ago
This is a fun and quick walk through issues such as what sources are, how to find them, and what to do with them.

Technical Remarks:

At some points, such as when you mark off sources for manuscript and corporate etc. collections, you are not told if you leave any out. Overall, however, this is an excellent tool.
Dr. Alicia Palmer
Dr. Alicia Palmer (Consultant)
8 years ago
This information is useful to beginning historians.
emman randazzo
emman randazzo (Content Developer/Author)
7 years ago

This is useful in a power point to show beginning historians the categories of sources ie primary source material, secondary source material, etc.  Concise and cohesive.