This guide has two tabs: one to help you find information sources and images for your presentation and one with links to short videos and documents about how to know if a source is scholarly and how to evaluate your sources. You should always evaluate your all of sources for credibility.
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This guide is intended to help get you started by reviewing the resources and search tips we discussed in your library class session.
During your search process, if you are having trouble finding what you need, please don't hesitate to email me or schedule a Webex or face to face appointment with me.
If you have questions about PowerPoint or about software for creating a video, schedule an appointment at the Student Technology Assistance Center:
These volumes provide insight into the social, cultural, economic, historical, and religious practices of countries around the world.
QuickSearch is the default search on the homepage of the libraries website. QuickSearch searches across many of our databases in many different disciplines (think Google, but with library resources) and you can find material in a variety of formats (books, videos, magazines, scholarly journals, documents), but you have the option to limit by document type.
QuickSearch is a good place to start when looking for information about cultures because cultural information is part of many different disciplines.
Depending on the country you picked, you may be able to find additional overview sources or you may find more specific books and media about the country and its culture(s) in the WSU Catalog or the OhioLINK Catalog. Both are available on the home page of the libraries website (or use the links below). The OhioLINK catalog allows you to identify and request books owned by other college, university, and other OhioLINK member libraries throughout Ohio (allow time for the requested items to arrive).
You may use these multimedia resources for in-class presentations, but if your presentation or paper will be posted to the internet or published in some other way, then you must get the multimedia creator's permission to use the image.
Always cite multimedia resources as you would any other resource. See our guide for Citing your Sources or ask your librarian if you need help.