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SPA 325: Assignment

Resources for Professor Rauch's SPA 325 class, Spring 2011

Assignment

As you are completing the assignment please remember these sources in the Finding Books and Article Databases tabs:

  • For finding books:  use the library catalog or eBrary
  • For finding scholarly journal articles:  JSTOR, Project Muse and MLA Bibliography are your best bets
  • For finding popular magazines: Academic Search Complete and Proquest Research Library are best for this. (These resources also have some scholarly journal articles, fyi.)
  • For newspapers:  Lexis-Nexis is best for newspapers.  Try using the "News" tab on the side of the page.

 

SPA 325 – Dr. Rauch – Friday April 1 – Assignment

PART 1:

Using your paper topic and the research guide found at

http://libguides.kutztown.edu/SPA325 complete the following tasks.

 

 

1.     Find one scholarly journal article related to your topic and write/type the MLA citation.  After the citation, please provide a few sentences about why the resource is pertinent to your topic.

 

 

2.     Find one magazine or newspaper article related to your topic, write/type the MLA citation. After the citation, please provide a few sentences about why the resource is pertinent to your topic.

 

 

3.     Find one book (print or e-book) related to your topic, write/type the MLA citation. After the citation, please provide a few sentences about why the resource is pertinent to your topic.

 

 

PART 2:

Using the topic immigration (readings from class should help you find keywords to use in your searches) and the research guide found at http://libguides.kutztown.edu/SPA325 complete the following tasks.

Some keyword suggestions: immigration, immigration law, immigrants, naturalization, assimilation, emigration & immigration

 

 

1.     Find one scholarly journal article related to this topic and write/type the MLA citation.  After the citation, please provide a few sentences about why the resource is pertinent to this particular topic.

 

 

2.     Find one newspaper article related to this topic, write/type the MLA citation. After the citation, please provide a few sentences about why the resource is pertinent to this particular topic.