The Scholarly Conversation Project
Students will learn how serial publications are presented in databases and how to read them chronologically to determine trends over time using the MLA International Bibliography.
Relevant links:The Scholarly Conversation Project on Humanities Commons
Students will understand how serial publications are presented in research databases and how to read them chronologically, browse the MLA International Bibliography‘s indexing structures to perform an initial survey of a field of scholarly output, articulate the differences between a discipline-specific database and a general one, and gather evidence that may be used to draw conclusions about the ways that the “literary conversation” has changed over the last sixty years.
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Suggested Citation:Ecklund, Angela. "The Scholarly Conversation Project." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2018. https://www.projectcora.org/assignment/scholarly-conversation-project.
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