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In this activity, students learn how to locate and select appropriate primary sources for their assignment using library guides (libguides) and the library databases list. Students then analyze an example primary source to improve their primary sources literacy.

Introduces the ethical dimension of finding, using, and sharing images in the context of the undergraduate research assignment

This assignment asks students to compare the dramatization of a historical event to the historical writing about the same event.

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This instructional session coincided with a project comparing data from two cities for an Urban Studies 1000 level (Freshmen) course. The session provided a basic overview of Simply Map as a web-based application, described the data available within and its origins (Census, American Community Survey, etc.), two activities for creating and visualizing the data, and supporting materials for understanding the data including a libguide and deliverable handout.

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Adapted outline to describe an instruction session involving primary source literacy.

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Recognizing Primary Sources in the Library
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Using images : copyright and public domain
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Historical Film Critique and Comparison
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