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History 314 - The Colonial Moment in African History: Class Assignment

Class Exercises

Goals for today:

1. Work on developing your topic:

  • Find one reference article or essay that can give you background information on your topic.
  • Create a concept map of your topic.

2. Find books and articles on your topic in Sherlock.


As you are exploring the resources that we discuss today look for keywords, synonyms and words related to your topic.  Note features found in various tools that can help you refine your search strategies to get more relevant results.  It is a good idea to take a few notes about your experience today as part of your assignment will be to discuss the process you used in researching and creating your paper. 

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