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This post is mostly for undergraduates, but also relevant for graduate students and those who teach writing & historical research. Others, read at your own risk! I enjoy teaching history research and writing and, over the years, I’ve developed a … Continue reading
Right now I’m procrastinating. I am supposed to be writing a blog post on a different topic. I’m trying to procrastinate productively, which is why I’m writing this. Productive procrastination is a crucial technique for accomplishing things in the long … Continue reading
Here’s my approach to comps: I am happy to work with Ph.D. students doing comps fields in modern U.S. history, U.S. foreign relations, U.S. empire, U.S.-Latin American Relations, U.S./Latin American/European comparative, comparative race and ethnicity, immigration, environment, food, cultural studies, … Continue reading
My Top Ten Library Subscription Databases New York Times Historical (1851-2008) Access World News: The World [good for recent Latin American newspapers (1990s onward), including titles from Mexico, Colombia, etc.,] Congressional (Lexis-Nexis Proquest) [Most Congressional publications are indexed here; a … Continue reading
One reference manual I have used contains this helpful statement: “Students in pursuit of bibliographies resemble dogs chasing sports cars.” I know you want to know where they’re going with that…so follow the link and check out what they have … Continue reading