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JWST 23200: Jews in Film and Fiction: General Info

Class Syllabus

A Few Words about Peer Review

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1. Brainstorm a research topic -- what is the main idea you want to take in your research paper?  Try different words and phrases to define your topic. Rank the keywords in your topic in order of importance.


2. Get overview and background information on your topic -- use general and subject-specific encyclopedias,  broaden or narrow your topic, find key search terms to use.


3. Identify the types of resources you need (print/electronic books, journal/magazine articles, images, statistics).


4. Search for information. Start with the CUNY+ Library Catalog using the box to the left to find books, and the databases listed below to find articles.


5. Evaluate information and sources (accurate, timely, appropriate for academic research papers).


6. Cite your sources (MLA style).

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