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SYRCE 2017/2018

Find resources - from background material to primary sources - for research and scholarship related to the 1930s.

What's In The Guide

This guide is focused on the 2017-2018 Second Year Research and Creative Experience (SYRCE). Visit the tabs on the left to find resources that will enhance your SYRCE work. While there are many seminar-specific resources included in this guide, we hope that you will explore resources outside of your subject areas as well, taking a "big picture" look at the 1930s. Examine a variety of primary sources (such as photos, historical newspaper articles, letters and diaries) to gather a variety of first-hand perspectives. Browse magazines, including ads, from the 1930s to see a glimpse of the day-to-day context behind and around people's lives, specific historical events or political regimes.

Research & Resources: This page guides discovery of books, media, articles and other resources to inform your research.

Primary Sources & Special Collections: Find eyewitness sources from the 1930s and works created during that decade. Use these resources from SSU and other collections which are available online to spark your own engagement and guide the development of your own authentic creative voice.

MLA Citation Style: Learn how to create accurate citations for your project.

Showcase Your Project: Gather tips and ideas for communicating your creative work and research results effectively. 

Sections/Classes: Visit this page for specific SYRCE class/seminar information.

Note: You can find databases in the Sections/Classes area of this Research Guide (and also from the Articles by Subject area of the SSU Library Website!).