History: Columbian Exchange (COOKE, HOSFORD, MURPHY, NIKULA)

LS Library Databases

WEBSITES

The Columbian Exchange: A History of Disease, Food, and Ideas (DASH)

Research tip: Press CTRL + F to search for specific words within each article.

OTHER WEBSITES ABOUT THE COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE

WEBSITES ON INDIVIDUAL PRODUCTS

VIDEOS ON INDIVIDUAL PRODUCTS

CITATION

CITATION GENERATORS

MyBib

NoodleTools (also notecards, auto-generated Works Cited)

[NOTE: Databases provide you with citations, so you do not need to use a citation generator to cite database articles.]

RESEARCH TIMESAVERS

When selecting articles and websites to use for your project:

  • Start with the article from DASH (The Columbian Exchange: A History of Disease, Food, and Ideas) as many of your products are covered in this article.

  • Use CTRL+F (COMMAND+F on Apple Computers) to quickly find every mention of your product in articles and websites.

  • After selecting an article or website, immediately add its citation to your WORKS CITED document.

  • If your product has an alternative name, try using the word "or" to broaden your search (ex. corn or maize; chocolate or cacao).

When searching the databases:

  • Try a search of your assigned product, and then try another search of your product followed by the words -- and history.

  • Start with articles in the REFERENCE content type.

  • In databases, the source citation is always at the end of the article. Copy and paste it onto your WORKS CITED document as soon as you decide to use an article.

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