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FYS100I - Liberal Sciences (Hamann): FYS100I Introduction

This guide will assist indoing the research forthe class paper assignment.

Basic Search Techniques

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If you need more helping in understanding how to search, review this online guide to better understand how to select keywords, use truncation and Boolean logic.

Class Objective

The purpose of the library research exercises is to become familiar with the library resources at Albright and develop the skills necessary to find and use the best resources in research and assignments. 

Topic Assignments

The first library research topic:

  • Find and summarize book reviews on the class texts
    • The canon : a whirligig tour of the beautiful basics of science / Natalie Angier, ©2007
    • Isaac Newton / James Gleick, ©2003
    • Not in our genes : biology, ideology, and human nature / Richard, Lewontin, Steven Rose and Leon Kamin, ©1984
    • The two cultures / C. P. Snow, ©1963