Artistic research[ edit ] The controversial trend of artistic teaching becoming more academics-oriented is leading to artistic research being accepted as the primary mode of enquiry in art as in the case of other disciplines. As such, it is similar to the social sciences in using qualitative research and intersubjectivity as tools to apply measurement and critical analysis. It is based on artistic practices, methods, and criticality. Through presented documentation, the insights gained shall be placed in a context.
Klingenstein Library are especially strong for the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods. This guide covers the years towith the inevitable steps forward and backward. The geographic scope reflects the library collections for this time period: The points of view of all participants, including foreign governments and other allies, are represented.
The purpose of this guide is to introduce the researcher to the kinds of resources—reference books, manuscripts, newspapers, broadsides, pamphlets, maps, prints, and current historical journals—available at the Library, and to outline the ways in which these materials can be identified and used.
Please keep in mind that the collections are divided into three main areas—general printed collections; manuscripts; and prints, photographs and architectural drawings—and that the librarians and curators in each of those areas are the best guides to the collections.
This guide is meant as a complement to the assistance provided by those librarians and curators, so please be sure to approach them with any specific questions you may have. Because so many of the collections from this time period are rare, and often fragile, researchers will be brought surrogate formats—microfilm, microfiche, photostatic copies and Readex cards—when available.
|ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL||Other Genealogy Sites The list below describes in greater detail some of the State Library's collections and resources that may be of interest to genealogists. Many of these pages were originally developed as information sheets for onsite researchers, so they focus on materials available at the New York State Library.|
Original materials are reserved for exhibitions, photography and digitization. Photographic reproductions of most materials may be ordered through the Department of Rights and Reproductions.
For more information about this service, please ask at the Library's main reference desk or call In order to help preserve the Library's collections for future generations, please handle all collections with care, and abide by the Library's general guidelines as well as the guidelines for using individual collections.
While most of the holdings of the Library are housed in closed stacks, many reference books are available on shelves in the reading room. These are indicated in this guide with the words "Reading Room Reference.
The following sources, about United States and New York City history, contain a significant amount of information about the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods and are recommended for those just beginning their research.
History Carruth, Gorton, ed. The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates. Day-by-day chronological charts are divided into four categories of description: Foner, Eric and John A. The Reader's Companion to American History. The entries in this volume, of varied lengths, include numerous cross-references and the citation of at least one source for further reading.
Ketz, Louise Bilebof, ed. Dictionary of American History. Short and medium-length entries are listed alphabetically in this eight volume set; the index is in the last volume. A People's History of the United States.
Harper and Row, See especially the chapters "Tyranny is Tyranny" and "A Kind of Revolution," which offer a class-based interpretation of the fight for independence. A History of New York City to Oxford University Press, Tracing New York City history from its known beginnings untilthis volume incorporates much modern scholarship and social history into a thorough, readable narrative.
Its well-organized chapters are excellent starting points for delving into specific topics; the work is marred only by poor endnotes. Encyclopedia of New York City.
Yale University Press, Chronologically comprehensive, this source offers short, medium and long entries about all aspects of the city's history. An index supplements the alphabetical access; bibliographies are included for most entries. The Iconography of Manhattan Island, The following guide contains tips on writing a research paper in Education.
Research comprises "creative and systematic work undertaken to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications." It is used to establish or confirm facts, reaffirm the results of previous work, solve new or existing problems, support theorems, or develop new theories.
This page describes New York State Library collections and other resources and topics of interest to genealogical researchers. The collections contained within the Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library Digital Library are largely composed of digital versions of paper documents from the Ike Skelton CARL collections and student papers produced at the US Army Command and General Staff College.
Before beginning your paper, you need to decide how you plan to design the study.. The research design refers to the overall strategy that you choose to integrate the different components of the study in a coherent and logical way, thereby, ensuring you will effectively address the research problem; it constitutes the blueprint for the collection, measurement, and analysis of data.
Parts of a Scientific & Scholarly Paper Different sections are needed in different types of scientific papers (lab reports, literature reviews, systematic reviews, methods papers, research papers, etc.).