This course requires an extensive research project resulting in an academically rigorous treatment on a topic of your choosing. Your professor will work closely with you to define the topic. Suggested electronic resources are available linked from here and from the Electronic Resources section of the library home page. Print resources are available in the PHC on-campus collection or by mail to distance learning members of the PHC community. You may check out the location and availability of an item in the on campus collection through the online catalog, Voyager, accessed here or through the library home page. A librarian's assistance as you begin your research is invaluable.
Professional library assistance is available on campus, by phone at 540-441-8400, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assigned books and articles needed for your research and listed in your syllabus are available on reserve at the library's circulation desk.
Nostrand’s Concise Encyclopedia of Science / De Pree and Axelrod, editors (helpful in defining unfamiliar terms) - Ref Q121 .V25 2003
Earth Science / Woodhead, editor (multi-volume set with detailed information in every area of earth science) - QE 28 .E12 2001
Geology / Woodhead, editor - QE 5 .G465 1999
You can browse additional helpful sources in the QE section of the library.
Use the following Library of Congress designated subject headings to narrow your search. Subject headings below link directly to items on that subect in the PHC Library collection.
Citation assistance needed? Try OWL (Online Writing Lab).
Created: Dr. David Lee/Thornhill, 2016. Reviewed: Lee/Thornhill, 2017.