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Welcome to your Course Guide for HIST 348: Everyday Communism. As this course discusses "the experience of millions who lived in the European Soviet zone of influence in the twentieth century" and explores diverse topics, this resources on this guide are meant to provide a starting point for your research as you begin to identify what information you need for your paper. Staying in theme with the course, suggested databases and journals tend to focus on Soviet and Eastern European areas of study. There are some resources that provide a global and international perspective, but be prepared to search outside of the resources on this guide.
Organizing your research will help keep track of the sources you have investigated. Below are a few options to help manage your research findings.
Simple Google Sheet
Created by your History Liaison Librarian, Elena Rodriguez, this Google Sheet is a very basic way to keep track of what you searched and found. Make a copy of this sheet to use and edit to your benefit and preference.
Zotero is a popular, free, and open access tool to help you collect, organize, annotate, cite and share research. There is more information on how to use Zotero through the Citations tab, but you can also make an appointment with your librarian to have a brief overview of how to use this tool.
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