CCS 122: 1968 - Global Texts
Tertiary Resources:Encyclopedias Handbooks and Dictionaries: Here are good resources to put 1968 American issues in context with the decade. Some of that understanding will be important to your topic.
"Your country" - History - Dictionaries", orThose resources located in the Reference Room could be most current and helpful.
Books:To find books, go to the library home page and to the library catalog. Try a:
Journals:For scholarly journal articles:
Try looking in these electronic indices for good articles. See: America: History and Life or Historical Abstracts; the first resource covers North America and the latter covers the rest of the world. From the library home page choose "Journals and Databases." Scroll down and make your selection. Add keywords that describe your topic. You will get a list of articles in different journals; some of those journals won't be in our library and you will have to get them through Inter-library loan (takes 10 days). You can always limit a search to a journal you know is owned by F&M.
Newspapers: These cover 1968 and are on microfilm.
Lancaster Intelligencer Journal
Magazines: These are indexed through the Readers Guide Cumulative Index, at the Index tables of the Reference Room.
America - On microfilm
Journals:See JSTOR, a full-text journal database that encompasses the 1960s. Limit your search to publication dates of 1968 for articles in historical context. (From the library home page select "Journals and Databases", then "Jstor").
Published correspondence, diaries, oral histories:On the online catalog search for an individual as author, or do a subject heading search for your topic and look for the primary materials listed above. For available oral histories of F&M people see: http://library.fandm.edu/archives/FandmVoices.html
Archival material:Visit the F&M archives for access to records of the college, including the College Reporter, photographs, yearbooks, catalogs, and much more. Scanning and photocopying available at no charge. Archives & Special Collections is open M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm and Tuesday until 9:00pm