Let's explore these primary resources!
Each group will be assigned one source to explore.
Each group will share their findings with the class at the end of the activity.
Pro-Tip: Each team evaluates ONE of the following sources:
Tip: Look for the "search" button/try searching for both theater and theatre (if searching for an historical theater)
Group 3: Rhode Island Theater Collection
Tip: Look for "Access Points" on the Table of Contents
Tip: You must know the address of your building before searching here
Group 5: Guide to Providence Architecture
Tip: You must know the address of your building and find the search bar
Tip: You must know the address of your building
Tip: Try browsing here
Developing a juicy topic is perhaps the most challenging step of the research process. The good news is that I'm here, along with my fellow librarians, to help you on the way.
The following guide on the Research Process has everything you need to know to get started, from developing your topic to finding primary and secondary sources.
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