Middle Ages Research

  • Print books – reference and non-fiction
  • eBooks (Click on "Search only Electronic Books" for off-campus research)

200 Religion
REF 200.3 Enc            Encyclopedia of Religion
REF 133.43 Gui     Encyclopedia of Witches & Witchcraft
300 Social Science    
                  REF 364 Cri   Crime and Punishment
700 Art
REF 700.9 Art     Arts & Humanities, v. 3
900 History      
REF 909.07 Gre           Great Events from History:  Middle Ages
REF 909.07 Dic     Dictionary of the Middle Ages
920 General Biography
REF 920.009 Gre Great Lives from History: Middle Ages
REF 920 Sno Who’s Who in the Middle Ages
REF 920.003Enc   Encyclopedia of World Biography
940 History of Europe
REF 940.2 Eur           Europe 1450 to 1789
Non-Fiction Books   
B Biography   Locate by the last name of the subject person.
364.67 Torture
909.07 World History
940.1               Medieval Ages
942.03           European Middle Ages

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Currency: The timeliness of the information.
 When was the information published or posted?
 Has the information been revised or updated?
 Does your topic require current information, or will older sources work as well?
 Are the links functional?
Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs.
 Does the information relate to your topic or answer your question?
 Who is the intended audience?
 Is the information at an appropriate level (i.e. not too elementary or advanced for your needs)?
 Have you looked at a variety of sources before determining this is one you will use?
 Would you be comfortable citing this source in your research paper?
Authority: The source of the information.
 Who is the author/publisher/source/sponsor?
 What are the author's credentials or organizational affiliations?
 Is the author qualified to write on the topic?
 Is there contact information, such as a publisher or email address?
Does the URL reveal anything about the author or source?
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Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the content.
 Where does the information come from?
 Is the information supported by evidence?
 Has the information been reviewed or refereed?
 Can you verify any of the information in another source or from personal knowledge?
 Does the language or tone seem unbiased and free of emotion?
 Are there spelling, grammar or typographical errors?
Purpose: The reason the information exists.
 What is the purpose of the information? Is it to inform, teach, sell, entertain or persuade?
 Do the authors/sponsors make their intentions or purpose clear?
 Is the information fact, opinion or propaganda?
 Does the point of view appear objective and impartial?
 Are there political, ideological, cultural, religious, institutional or personal biases? 

Killoran Middle Ages research project

Annotated bibliography

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Dec 6, 2013, 11:44 AM