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This is from a documentary made in the 1990s.
The second clip is from a 1933 movie, Heroes for Sale. Do the two clips differ in their portrayal of veterans of the Great War? Why or why not?
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Use the following links to begin research
Online databases for historical research
- Note Cards
- Post-It Notes
- Word Processor (with or without templates)
- Outlines or free-form notes
- Citation (or other pay note-taking software like Nota Bene)
- Microsoft OneNote
- Excel/Access–For information in larger quantities that is consistent in its form (e.g., the census).
- Zotero — CHNM’s free Internet research tool [See Demo]
The following list came from suggestions from HIST299. The students in this course, a methods class for all history majors, blogged about their methods of note-taking.
- Start with the bibliographic info — Jessica & others
- Keep track of location of all information and note useful quotes — Justin
- Use hanging indents to separate information in early stages — Jessica
- Begin to organize materials by argument early on — Jessica & Cheryl
- Use a preliminary outline to help organize — Ellen
- Use a table to keep track of themes or arguments — Amanda
- Color Coding — Kari
Other Digital Tools