Immigration in America The Library of Congress feature provides an introduction to the study of immigration to the United States.
Articles An article is a written piece from a publication such as a journal, magazine or newspaper. Faculty expect edited pieces from a valid publisher; information on the web from companies or individuals and wikipedia are usually unacceptable Faculty may require articles of a particular type, i.
See this chart for a refresher. Access to articles is provided through licensed databases on the library website.
These databases collect articles from many publications. Some of the most useful of these databases for your discipline are listed to the right.
Others are found on our Electronic Resources web page where you find electronic resources broken out by type indexes, newspapers, journals, for example or by category environmental studies. America has managed to maintain that self-image through the forced migration of millions of African slaves, restrictive immigration laws based on fears of "inferior" races, and nativist movements that encouraged immigrants to assimilate or simply leave.
Article, by Dara Lind appearing in Vox, January 12, Ask a Librarian Confused? Whenever possible, links are provided directly to the online source identified. So this is a great tool for undergraduates not knowing where to start.
It is also a good starting point for graduate students and faculty looking for materials outside their established silos. Once you do a search; note how SearchPlus offers a large number of facets on the left side to refine your search.
SearchPlus is a starting tool. Advanced researchers will still want to explore more deeply in specialized databases, particularly those that are not covered by SearchPlus. For a more extensive list of databases and electronic resources available in the MSU Libraries, go to the Electronic Resources page.
The two main article databases for history are Historical Abstracts and America: One or the other of these databases is usually the best starting place to search for scholarly articles in English on topics in history. History and Life covers articles, book reviews, and dissertations on all periods of North American history published sinceand in some cases it provides links to the full text of the articles online.
Historical Abstracts covers articles, book reviews, and dissertations published since on all aspects of world history, excluding North America, from to the present. Provides coverage of 3, indexed and 1, full-text titles in a wide variety of disciplines including: More than 1, journals are peer reviewed, and more than 20 years of backfile coverage are included.
Check out the browse subjections section for all the entries starting with African American! Years available vary with each title, but the most recent issues available in JSTOR will normally be years old due to embargoes from publishers.
Covers more than 3, journals. Years offered by each journal vary but usually are only the most recent issues.
Muse is a unique collaboration between the participating publishers and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at the Johns Hopkins University. Proquest Research Library indexing: Provides online access to an extensive collection of published material.
You can search for information in thousands of different journals, periodicals, dissertations, newspapers, and magazines.
Provides full text coverage of over journals. However, full text coverage varies by date from journal to journal. Google has created this database to speed location of reports and journal articles available on the Internet.
Google is also working hard on facilitating links to subscription resources offered by university libraries. However not all the links work yet. So if you find an interesting article or resources via this database, be sure to check whether it is available via the MSU Libraries electronic or print collections.
Full-text database of selected newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press.in the s, there is a new wave of immigration and millions of immigrants come from all over Europe Push Factors these are reasons why people, leave or flee their homeland.
Start studying State Government Study Guide. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. When you write a historical research paper, you are creating a secondary source based on your own analysis of primary source material.
Examples of primary sources include diaries, journals, speeches, interviews, letters, memos, photographs, videos, public opinion polls, and government records, among many other things. African History Primary Source Guide All Sources Search this Guide Search. African History Primary Source Guide: All Sources.
A range of primary source material for the study of African history.
Includes extensive manuscript collections, digital databases, microform, thematic categories, and newspapers and periodicals. Primary Sources . Understanding Primary Sources: Daily Life of the Poor in Industrial Cities Objective: Students analyze a primary source description of tenement life and use a variety of primary sources to create a portrait life for the urban poor in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.
To determine whether a book is a primary source or a secondary source, a person needs to know what a primary and secondary source is. First, a primary source, define by Princeton, “is a document or physical object which was written or created during the time under study.”.