In the first of two library workshops for this class, we will explore the idea of scholarship as conversation and use your professor's "Follow a Footnote" assignment to begin to understand the research process and how to find information.
Joseph Brodsky, "The Condition We Call Exile." Renaissance and Modern Studies 34.1 (1991): 1-8.
Michelle Nijhuis, "Which Species Will Live?" Scientific American (August 2012): 75-79
O.Hoegh-Guldberg, et al., "Coral Reefs Under Rapid Climate Change and Ocean Acidification" Science (2012): 1737-1742.
Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.