To kill a mockingbird       

 

Background information

Pathfinder

Prepared for Mr. Delguercio       

 

 

I. Print Resources (Books):

 

          A. Catalog

                        1. Cherokee Library catalog: Start --®Programs--® Cherokee Library.

    In the subject, area type in topic.

                            For example: Subject: Harper Lee

                                                  Subject: the Great Depression

 

  2. The same search can be done from the Cherokee Media Web Page.

      Select: Cherokee      

 

B. Gale’s Literary Index- will provide a list of print (book) resources on Harper   Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird published by Gale Publishing Co.

 

                        Research Databases--®Gale Literary Index--®Author

                                         Search® Enter author’s name (Harper Lee)

 

 

 

II. Electronic sources: Research Databases

 

          Start --®Programs--®Internet Explorer--®Research Database

 

A. Britannica Online: Encyclopedia Britannica in electronic format

                       

                        1. Type topic in search box.  Example: Jim Crow Law

 

            B. Contemporary Authors: For biographical information on the author

                        Type in author’s name: Harper Lee

 

C. Discovering Collection: Has information pertaining to literature, history, and   science.

 

                        1. Biographical information:

                                    Person Search Icon--® type in person’s name

 

                       

                        2. History Search:

                                    1. Select topics: use drop down menu select:

                                        US History

                                    2. And Narrow your search by entering keyword:

                                         Enter Topic (example: the Great Depression)

                                    3. Narrow even further by selecting document type:

                                        Event Overview

 

            D. History Resource Center:

 

                        1. Person Search: Harper Lee

 

                        2. Subject Search: The Great Depression

 

            E. Literary Resource Center:

                       

1.      Type in Author’s name: Harper Lee

 

F. MagillOnLiterature Plus

 

1.      In the Find Textbox Type In : Harper Lee  OR

                                                        To Kill a Mockingbird

 

 

 

 

Prepared by A. Martinez,   9/2005
Posted 11/05 by L. Dennis