English 70 - L. Spaventa - DOGFOLIO
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Students will find print and electronic resources for research on dogs. Information contained in this resource are the recommended sources for students to conduct research.
- Class: ENGLISH 70
- Instructor: L. Spaventa
- Assignments: As part of you dogfolio, find answers to the following five (5) questions using websites, magazines, newspapers, and books.
Assignment 1: Where do dogs come from? Due 9/10
Assignment 2: Are dogs like humans? Due 9/24
Assignment 3: How did dogs become “man’s best friend”? Due 10/1
Assignment 4: What words in English go with dog? Due 10/8
Assignment 5: What dog is famous in your country and why? 10/22
Finding materials online and in the library can require using a variety of different words. It is a good idea to write down as many words as you can think of before and during your research.
Reference Sources - Print
These resources are available in the Luria Library Reference section and are an excellent way to start research.
The encyclopedia of animals : a complete visual guide R 590.3 C772e
The international wildlife encyclopedia. R 591.03 B974
Larousse encyclopedia of the animal world R 591.03 L332
Macmillan illustrated animal encyclopedia R 591.03 W595m
Encyclopedia of animal behavior R 591.51 B424e
The Oxford companion to animal behaviour R 591.51 M143o
Grzimek's encyclopedia of mammals. R 599 G895g
The Encyclopedia of mammals R 599 M135e
Walker's mammals of the world. R 599 W178m 1999
Encyclopedia of mammals R 599.003 B974e
Reference Sources - Electronic
These resources are available online and may require your Pipeline account information.
Search the library catalog for your topic
Search your topic in
Successful Search Strategies Lorena's example:
dog evolution = 195 results
"Dog evolution" as a phrase + full-text + magazines = 4 results
Many excellent videos on Discovery Channel website
- Animal Planet videos on dogs
- "Dogs and More Dogs" -- NOVA videos and other information about dogs
- Wolf howls
Finding good websites for college research can be difficult and time-consuming. Below are two recommendations for find quality sites and evaluating websites.
Specific sites on dogs and wolves
- Animal Diversity
- Can you turn a wolf into a dog?
- Franklin Institute Facts on Animals
- National Geographic Animal Site
- Discovery Channel Animals A to Zoo
- International Wolf Center
- A Place for Wolvesconcerning wolf restoration
- Wolf Haven: promoting wolf conservation
- Wolf Song
- Wolves and Humansa charity dedicated to the conservation of Europe’s large carnivores - wolves, bears and lynx.
- Wolves of Yellowstone
If you look for websites on your own, use the C.A.R.S. system explained hereto test if the sites are credible.
How to Cite the Sources You Find
- MLA Format - General and overview from the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University OWL
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