Tutor profile: Elizabeth D.
Subject: Library and Information Science
What is the best way to search a lit review for a research paper you are writing?
Go to a database like ebsco, and add search terms one at a time in separate searches. Include synonyms, using the word OR. After you have exhausted all search terms on separate searches, use AND to combine search terms and narrow your results.
Subject: US History
How would you locate the record of an enslaved person pre emancipation in the Deep South?
Check the 1870 census for the freeman’s surname, then search for a white landowner in the same area in the 1860 census with the same surname. Then search his land and probate records for the enslaved person.
Subject: European History
What are the four major records for English genealogical research?
Church records, civil records, probate records and census records
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