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HST 3127A: 1980s and 1990s America

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  • Use the links below to search each of these magazines/newspapers directly using keywords describing your topoic
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Saturday Evening Post

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Saturday Evening Post
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Saturday Evening Post

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The library also has on microfilm for 1923–2002.

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The library also has 1923–2002 on microfilm.

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The library also has on microfilm for 1923–2002.

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YouTube
Search your topic to see if any old news footage, interviews, or commercials have been uploaded

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The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2008

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

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Oakdale Reference HV6431 .K883 2003 The Presidency A to Z

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Oakdale Reference HV6431 .K883 2003

The Presidency A to Z
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Oakdale Reference PN1994 .A599 2002

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The library has 1960–1996 on microfilm

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The libriary has 1960–1996 on microfilm

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Reference

You will not be citing reference books as sources in your paper but they can help with the research process. They can give you a better understanding of the context of your topic and in turn provide you with more keywords to use in your searches.

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Secondary Source Books

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Who was in Ronald Reagan’s cabinet? What were the major events of his presidency? What was the biggest box office hit of the decade? Consulting some of these reference sources can help you find a way into your topic.

American Decades

American Film Institute Desk Reference

Encyclopedia of Terrorism

The Presidency A to Z

Credo Reference
Search this database of published encyclopedias to get a variety of information on your topic.

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Search the library catalog using keywords describing your topic. Some tips:

  • Put quotes around any specific phrase your searching (“cold war” “war on drugs”)
  • If you find too many books, add keywords to your search combined with AND (terrorism AND “middle east”)
  • If you’re not finding any books, try different keywords that describe your topic. If you’re researching US relations with Russia during the 80s, try searching: USSR, Moscow, Kremlin, Gorbachev, “Soviet Union”…
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Secondary Source Books

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Reference

You will not be citing reference books as sources in your paper but they can help with the research process. They can give you a better understanding of the context of your topic and in turn provide you with more keywords to use in your searches.

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Search the library catalog using keywords describing your topic. Some tips:

  • Put quotes around any specific phrase your searching (“cold war” “war on drugs”)
  • If you find too many books, add keywords to your search combined with AND (terrorism AND “middle east”)
  • If you’re not finding any books, try different keywords that describe your topic. If you’re researching US relations with Russia during the 80s, try searching: USSR, Moscow, Kremlin, Gorbachev, “Soviet Union”…
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Who was in Ronald Reagan’s cabinet? What were the major events of his presidency? What was the biggest box office hit of the decade? Consulting some of these reference sources can help you find a way into your topic.

American Decades

American Film Institute Desk Reference

Encyclopedia of Terrorism

The Presidency A to Z

Credo Reference
Search this database of published encyclopedias to get a variety of information on your topic.

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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib Basics video
    • NoodleBib handout
  • Citation of Sources
    Web sites which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib Basics video
    • NoodleBib handout
  • Citation of Sources
    Web sites which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
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Credo Reference
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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Encyclopedia of Terrorism

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You will not be citing reference books as sources in your paper but they can help with the research process. They can give you a better understanding of the context of your topic and in turn provide you with more keywords to use in your searches.

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You will not be citing reference books as sources in your paper but they can help with the research process. They can give you a better understanding of the context of your topic and in turn provide you with more keywords to use in your searches.

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American Film Institute Desk Reference

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You will not be citing reference books as sources in your paper but they can help with the research process. They can give you a better understanding of the context of your topic and in turn provide you with more keywords to use in your searches.
Who was in Ronald Reagan’s cabinet? What were the major events of his presidency? What was the biggest box office hit of the decade? Consulting some of these reference sources can help you find a way into your topic.

American Decades

The Presidency A to Z

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Search the library catalog using keywords describing your topic. Some tips:

  • Put quotes around any specific phrase your searching (“cold war” “war on drugs”)
  • If you find too many books, add keywords to your search combined with AND (terrorism AND “middle east”)
  • If you’re not finding any books, try different keywords that describe your topic. If you’re researching US relations with Russia during the 80s, try searching: USSR, Moscow, Kremlin, Gorbachev, “Soviet Union”…
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Find Subject Articles

(:includeurl http://www.dowling.edu/library/database/newtest/wikisubject.asp?ID=0 :)

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Secondary Source Books

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Ronald Reagan: Public Papers of the Presidents

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Ronald Reagan: Public Papers of the Presidents
Also available online through the Ronald Regan Presidential Library

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Ronald Reagan: Public Papers of the Presidents

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http://library.dowling.edu/record=b1267344~S0}The Reagan I Knew by William F. Buckley. ebook

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The Reagan I Knew by William F. Buckley. ebook

The Regan Presidency: Ten Intimate Perspectives of Ronald Reagan

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http://library.dowling.edu/record=b1267344~S0}The Reagan I Knew by William F. Buckley. ebook

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Dear Americans: Letters from the Desk of President Ronald Reagan ebook

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Books in the Main Stacks

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Primary Source Books

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  • Use the Readers Guide to Periodical Literature and the New York Times Index to pinpoint the names of specific articles. You would then have to find a database (or other source) to get the full text
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  • Use the Readers Guide to Periodical Literature and the New York Times Index to pinpoint the names of specific articles. You would then have to find a database (or other source such as microfilm) to get the full text
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There are two main ways you can approach finding your primary source articles:

  • Use the Readers Guide to Periodical Literature and the New York Times Index to pinpoint the names of specific articles. You would then have to find a database (or other source) to get the full text
  • Use the links below to search each of these magazines/newspapers directly using keywords describing your topoic
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US News & World Report (1990-2010)\\

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Wall Street Journal (1984-present)
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US News & World Report (1990-2010)\\

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Periodicals

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Primary Source Articles

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Books in the Main Stacks

Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib Basics video
    • NoodleBib handout
  • Citation of Sources
    Web sites which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Find Subject Articles

(:includeurl http://www.dowling.edu/library/database/newtest/wikisubject.asp?ID=0 :)

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Books in the Main Stacks

Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib Basics video
    • NoodleBib handout
  • Citation of Sources
    Web sites which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Find Subject Articles

(:includeurl http://www.dowling.edu/library/database/newtest/wikisubject.asp?ID=0 :)

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Sports Illustrated (1992-current)
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National Review (1975-current)
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Time Magazine (1922-current)
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Newsday (August 1985-current)

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Newsday (August 1985-current)
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Newsday (August 1985-current)

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New Republic
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Maclean’s
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Forbes Magazine
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Newsweek
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Newsweek (1975-current)
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The Washington Post (1977 - current)

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The Washington Post (1977 - current)
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The Washington Post (1977 - current)

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New York Times (1851-2008)
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Newsweek
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The library has 1957–2006 on microfilm.

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The library has 1957–2006 on microfilm.

The Economist
The library has 1843–1997 on microfilm.

New York Times (1851-2008)
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Newsweek
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Business Week
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Newsweek
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New York Times (1855-2008)

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New York Times (1851-2008)
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New York Times (1855-2008)

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(:title HST 3127A: 1980s and 1990s America :) (:quicktoc:) (:nolinkwikiwords:)

Books in the Main Stacks

Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib Basics video
    • NoodleBib handout
  • Citation of Sources
    Web sites which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Find Subject Articles

(:includeurl http://www.dowling.edu/library/database/newtest/wikisubject.asp?ID=0 :)

Periodicals

Web Sites

(:includeurl http://www.dowling.edu/library/linksd/wikilinks.asp?ID=0 :)

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