Answered By: Iris Carroll
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2016     Views: 43

Sounds like you are working on a paper. If so, you probably want to use a variety of resources to explore your research questions. Have you developed your research questions yet? You know, developing a set of research questions that you’ll then spend your research time answering is the best way to stay focused on your topic and find just the right information for your paper.

Doing a bit of background reading at the beginning of your project is a great way to begin thinking about your topic and developing those research questions. So, I’m glad you asked about books because they are the best place to begin your background reading. I’m inserting a link below that is the result of a subject search I ran in WorldCat, our library catalog, on the subject of depressions united states 1929. I see several titles that look like they will be a good place for you to start.

When you are ready to search for articles, I suggest you use our databases. From the Find Articles page select History from the Find Databases by Subject pull down menu. After you select a database from the list, you can use the same subject term we used to search the library catalog or you can try the term great depression 1929. Whenever you are at home and select one of the library databases to use, you'll need to log in using your mjc student ID and your six-digit birth date.

Good luck on your project.