The Information-Literate Historian, by Presnell, Jenny L.
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- ISBN: 9780199926046 | 0199926042
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/1/2012
The Information-Literate Historianis the only book specifically designed to teach today's history students how to successfully select and use sources-primary, secondary, and electronic-to carry out and present their research. Expanded and updated, the second edition ofTheInformation-Literate Historiancontinues to be an indispensable reference for historians, students, and other readers doing history research. New to this Edition * New Chapter 10 on how to critically evaluate and work with statistics and data * Thoroughly updated and expanded discussion of electronic resources available, including Google Books, Google Scholar, Hathi Trust, GIS, Flickr, YouTube, e-journals, and blogs * Expanded coverage of photography, newsreels, and documentaries * Added emphasis on writing research papers, including using citation management software such as Zotero and Refworks and a sample student paper as a case study