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Black History Pathfinder








RESEARCH STEPS: Part 1

1. Start with Carver's Catalog. If there is a book on the subject, you can check it out and take it with you. The Catalog will also show you Safari Montage videos that are available.

2. Start with reliable resources you know about. In Tulsa Public, you would go to the online databases. (If you don't have students' passwords pages, pick it up in the library.)

3. Of those, start with encyclopedias because they will most likely have the information you need.

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4. You can also use the general and specialized print encyclopedias in the library. We have some black history specialized encyclopedias that are especially helpful if your person is difficult to find.

5. You will probably be looking for a biography, so also search Biography in Context.

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6. Gale Virtual Reference Library is a huge collection of non-fiction and reference ebooks (electronic books) that you can search all at once. Be sure to search for Harlem Renaissance.

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7. If you haven't found enough information about your person yet, use the Google Custom Search Engine below.





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RESEARCH STEPS: Part 2

Cite your sources!!