Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age, 2nd Edition
- Michael J. Galgano
- J. Chris Arndt
- Raymond M. Hyser
- ISBN-10: 1133587887
- ISBN-13: 9781133587880
- 240 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2008
- COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
DOING HISTORY: RESEARCH AND WRITING IN THE DIGITAL AGE presents a "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history, with an eye for making the most of current technology. The authors begin their straightforward approach with an overview of the discipline. Then, they lay out a systematic approach to research, including how to locate and analyze sources (both primary and secondary), how to write the paper and cite research properly, and how to present the work in conferences.
1. What is History?
2. Locating the Sources.
3. Tools for Analysis--Secondary Sources.
4. Primary Evidence.
5. Writing: The Research Paper.
6. Writing: The Short Essay.
7. Finishing the Paper.
8. Sharing Scholarship.
Appendix A. A Reference Librarian's Guide to Historical Reference Works.
Appendix B. Student Paul McDowell's Paper.
Appendix C: CourseReader Assignments.