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Research Basics: an open academic research skills course

Acknowledgements - course contributors

Producer: Jennifer Farthing

Project Manager: Lois Ann Freier

Editor: Laurel Haines

Writer: Siobhan McKiernan, MLS

Assessment: Sunny Hwang

Instructional Design: Jennifer Farthing

Designer: Liza Pagano

JSTOR Advisory Panel:

Robin Burns, MLS
Library Media Teacher
Salisbury High School
Allentown, PA

Phyllis DiBianco, MLS
Library Coordinator and High School Librarian (retired)
Scarsdale High School
Scarsdale, NY

Anice Mills, MA, MLIS
Undergraduate Services Librarian
Columbia University
New York, NY

Kathryn Vickers, MLS
JSTOR
Ann Arbor, MI

Technical Advisors:

  • Marlon Palha
  • Jason Thiede
  • Daniel Shackelford

Image credits

JSTOR would like to thank and credit its sources as follows.

Module 1 Credits

Module 1, Lesson 1
Images retrieved from the Library of Congress E-Resources Online Catalog (http://eresources.loc.gov) for the following:

  • http://eresources.loc.gov  – multiple selections
  • http://eresources.loc.gov/search~S9/m?SEARCH=Historical+News
  • http://eresources.loc.gov/search~S9/m?SEARCH=Current+News
  • http://eresources.loc.gov/search~S9?/mHistory/mhistory/1,1,161,B/exact&FF=mhistory&101,161
  • http://eresources.loc.gov/search~S9/m?SEARCH=History
  • http://eresources.loc.gov/search~S9/m?SEARCH=Databases+a

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  • Jurgenfr
  • Zadorozhnyi Viktor
  • Africa Studio
  • Sylvie Bouchard
  • Dencg
  • Scyther5
  • Ermolaev Alexander
  • Jaromir Urbanek
  • Goodluz
  • Alexmillos
  • Andresr
  • Mopic
  • Stuart Jenner
  • Ivelin Radkov
  • Rvlsoft
  • Mihai Sinonia
  • Paul Brennan
  • Connel
  • Henri Ensio
  • Lightpoet
  • Jannis Tobias Werner
  • Andresr

Module 1, Lesson 2
Images retrieved from the Library of Congress Online Catalog (http://catalog.loc.gov) for the following:

  • http://lccn.loc.gov/89009365  
  • http://lccn.loc.gov/88024453

Courtesy of Shutterstock, in order of appearance:

  • Stokkete
  • Alexmillos
  • Garyfox45114
  • Marius Pirvu
  • Antonio Abrignani
  • Wavebreakmedia
  • Jezper
  • Dafne Cholet/Flickr
  • Andreanna Moya Photography/Flickr
  • Zurijeta
  • Ollyy
  • Michaeljung

Module 1, Lesson 3
Courtesy of Shutterstock, in order of appearance:

  • Wavebreakmedia
  • Piotr Marcinski
  • Alexskopje
  • Alexskopje
  • Novelo
  • Wavebreakmedia
  • Jiri Hera
  • Ryan DeBerardinis
  • Dragance137
  • Kaarsten
  • Kaarsten
  • Bikeriderlondon
  • OtnaYdur
  • Evdokimov Maxim
  • Tyler Olson
  • Wavebreakmedia
  • VERSUSstudio
  • Goodluz
  • Lightpoet
  • iQoncept
  • Vladimir Gjorgiev
  • Vladimir Gjorgiev

Module 1, Assessment

Images retrieved from the Library of Congress E-Resources Online Catalog (http://eresources.loc.gov) for http://eresources.loc.gov/search~S9/m?SEARCH=Food+and+Nutrition

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Module 2 Credits

Module 2, Lesson 1
Courtesy of Shutterstock, in order of appearance:

  • Harvepino
  • Marafona
  • Go Bananas Design Studio
  • Liushengfilm
  • Samuel Borges Photography
  • michaeljung
  • Steve Cukrov
  • Andrey_Popov
  • Tyler Olson
  • Quang Ho

Module 2, Lesson 2
NewsUSA:
http://about.newsusa.com/article/got-water-kids-need-just-as-much-as-adults-experts-say.aspx

U.S. Department of Labor:
http://www.dol.gov/_sec/newsletter/#.U0v79Vc7S8A

United States Environmental Protection Agency:
http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2014/04/earth-month-tips-think-about-the-life-cycle/

Slate, 6/13/14 © 2014 The Slate Group. All rights reserved. Used by permission and protected by the Copyright Laws of the United States. The printing, copying, redistribution, or retransmission of this Content without express written permission is prohibited.
http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2011/07/how_highstakes_testing_led_to_the_atlanta_cheating_scandal.html

Time Out for Testing: 

  • http://timeoutfromtesting.org/mission.php
  • http://timeoutfromtesting.org/bios.php


Image from the Wikipedia article "High-Stakes Testing" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-stakes_testing) released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

The History Blog: 
http://www.thehistoryblog.com

Courtesy of Shutterstock, in order of appearance:

  • Monkey Business TIFF
  • Goodluz
  • Pressmaster
  • Elnur
  • Andresr
  • Lucky Business
  • Halfpoint

Module 2, Lesson 3
Learning Styles Online: 
http://www.learning-styles-online.com

U.S. Department of Agriculture:
http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/fts-fruit-and-tree-nuts-outlook/fts34701.aspx#.U0mVsVc7S8A

News USA: 
http://about.newsusa.com/article/the-reading-wars-technology-helps-kids-learn-to-read.aspx

John Dewey Project on Progressive Education, University of Vermont
http://www.uvm.edu/~dewey/monographs/ProPer3n2.html

Reproduced with permission from http://www.apa.org/pubs/info/brochures/testing.aspx. Copyright © 2000 by the American Psychological Association. No further reproduction or distribution is permitted without written permission from the American Psychological Association.

Education Policy Initiative, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan:
http://www.edpolicy.umich.edu/research/accountability-incentives-behavior

Heubert, J. P. (2002). High-stakes testing: opportunities and risks for students of color, English-Language Learners, and students with disabilities. Wakefield, MA: National Center on Accessing the General Curriculum. Retrieved March 28, 2014, from http://aim.cast.org/learn/historyarchive/backgroundpapers/ncac_high_stakes_testing2

U.S. Department of Education:
http://www.ed.gov

Education Policy Initiative, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan:
http://www.edpolicy.umich.edu/research/accountability-incentives-behavior

Jacob, Brian. "Test-Based Accountability and Student Achievement: An Investigation of Differential Performance on NAEP and State Assessments." NBER Working Paper no. 12817, January 2007.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w12817.pdf

Association of Test Publishers
http://www.testpublishers.org/testing-in-schools

American Institute for Economic Research 
https://www.aier.org/article/8211-labor-woes-persist

Quit Smoking 
http://www.quitsmoking.com/contact

Courtesy of Shutterstock, in order of appearance:

  • YanLev
  • Alexander Raths
  • Goodluz
  • Harvepino
  • Marafona
  • Go Bananas Design Studio

Module 2, Assessment
U.S. Department of Agriculture:
http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Missouri/Publications/Weather_Data/2013/December.asp

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Module 3 Credits

Module 3, Lesson 1
Reprinted by permission of the Modern Language Association of America: http://mla.org/store/CID29/PID341

Kids.gov:
http://kids.usa.gov/watch-videos/videos/zebrafish/index.shtml

Copyright ©1995–2014 by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University. All rights reserved:
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/

U. S. Department of Agriculture:
http://usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=KYF_Compass_Case_Studies_Gorge.html

The National Gallery of Art: 
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.93045.html

Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division:
http://memory.loc.gov/rbc/rbpe/rbpe08/rbpe084/0840250b/001dr.jpg

Library of Congress, Manuscript Division:
http://memory.loc.gov/mss/mgw/mgw2/029/0010001.jpg

Courtesy of Shutterstock, in order of appearance:

  • Lisa F. Young
  • Eurobanks
  • YanLev
  • Minerva Studio
  • Lisa F. Young
  • Pogonici
  • Elena Kharichkina
  • Carlos Caetano
  • Emolaev Alexander
  • Goodluz
  • Samuel Borges Photography
  • Arek_malang
  • Lightpoet
  • Stokkete
  • Africa Studio
  • YanLev

Module 3, Lesson 2
Courtesy of Shutterstock, in order of appearance:

  • George Dolgikh
  • Mesut Dogan
  • Adam Gregor

Module 3, Lesson 3
Zotero.org:
https://www.zotero.org/

Courtesy of Shutterstock, in order of appearance:

  • Andrey_Popov
  • Wavebreakmedia
  • Goodluz
  • Tyler Olson
  • Jcjgphotography
  • Dimitris_k
  • Racorn
  • Thomas M Perkins
  • Diego Cervo
  • OPOLJA
  • Lightpoet
  • Pressmaster
  • Lisa S.

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