Government: C-SPAN StudentCam Documentary
For information on the project: C-SPAN StudentCam 2014
First Things First
Brainstorm about your topic(s) and write down any words that come to mind to start developing a list of search tearms. These are you Key Words. You will use them to search in books, databases, and the internet.
Tip: When searching for a specific periodical, make sure to use the Advanced Search option. Also try using the search terms: AND, OR, or NOT to expand or limit your searches as needed.
EBSCO general database that many of the major universities use.
Britannica On-line general encyclopedia, magazines, primary sources, video clips
Religion & Philosophy Collection (Ebsco) World religions, major denominations, biblical studies, and philosophy
Social Issues Resources Series (SIRS) newspapers, magazines, maps, and reference sources
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center click on Issues in the menu bar and locate your issue with accompanying information.
Salem Health an ebook with a focus on medical issues
Issues and Controversies in American History a great survey of events from 1600s to the present
Congress.gov official website for congress
GovTrack.us website for pending legistilative for pending at the 113th congress
Pew Research information on polling
Census.gov official website for the Census Bureau
Open Secrets Center for Responsive Politics
Digital Public Library of America A great reseource of information pulled from various libraries from all over the US
Data.gov Sometimes you will need statistics to back up your facts or to really showcase a point
Wilsey Library citing sources WEBSITE