This guide is designed to help you complete your research paper in HIS 395 - Food and Migration.
The section on BACKGROUND iNFORMATION provides reference sources to help you with an initial investigation of your topic. These sources often have bibliographies to lhelp you identify books and articles on your topic. Do not count the references sources as part of your 5 to 8 scholarly secondary sources, however, remember to cite them in your bibliography.
The FINDING BOOKS Section will help you locate material in the University of Toronto library system. Remember, as a UTMstudent you may have material delivered free of charge to the Mississauga campus.
The FINDING ARTICLES section will help you locate scholarly journal articles to use in your assignment. Make sure that your article is scholarly and appropriate for your research paper. This section includes a box titled "Is it Peer Reviewed" and provideds a link to a resource to provide information on your journal.
Remember to acknowledge your use of sources. The section on WRITING HELP & CITATION STYLE provides links to citation style guides and helpful advice on writing.
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