ENGL 1301 Ethnographic Synthesis Guide - LSC-North Harris
- Think about your topic and what are you trying to answer. Terms? People? Organizations? Places? Objects?
- List terms that best represent the main concepts of your local community in specific and general terms.
Your Community - Specific Terms Your Community - General Terms Related Terms St. Edwards Catholic Church in Spring, Texas
Catholicism and (Spring or Houston or Texas)
Catholicism, Catholic, religion, church, Christianity, faith, denomination, parishioners, church members, offerings, donations, Roman Catholic, diocese, archdiocese
- List issues or terms that may affect your local community.
Broad Narrower economy recession, unemployment, mortgage crisis, sub-prime mortgages, debt, deficit discrimination racial discrimination, gender discrimination
|Find articles from magazines, newspapers, and journals.||Use your 14-digit library barcode number for off-campus access (the number is on the back of your student ID). Don't have an ID? Get one from the library. Distance students can fill out the online request form.|
Houston Area News Sources
- Acres Homes
- Bayou City Media
- Heights Living Online
- Houston Chronicle
- Houston Chronicle - Using Google to search within the Chronicle is often more effective than the Chronicle's own search tool.
- Houston Herald
- Houston Lifestyles & Homes
- Houston News: Your Community A partnership between ABC13 KTRK and Houston Community Newspapers
- Houston Press
- Houston Public Radio (KUHF) News
- Old Houston Maps
- Paper Magazine
- Your Houston News (Powered by Houston Community Newspapers)- Find news from local Houston community newspapers such as the Spring Observer, Humble Observer, Atascocita Observer, and more.
Local Genealogical Libraries
- Clayton Library
- Montgomery County - Genealogy Library
- THAGS (housed on the 3rd floor of the LSC-North Harris Library)
Recorded oral histories from neighborhoods and communities located in and around the Houston area. Student researchers contacted individuals in the area or a particular community, and asked them to reminisce. The oral histories were recorded and transcribed.
Video Introduction to MLA (7 min)
- MLA Herding Cats Sample Paper 2011
- Citing Government Information (from LSC-North Harris)
- Diana Hacker's Sample Paper (Bedford/St. Martin's Press)
- Diana Hacker's List of Works Cited (Bedford/St. Martin's Press)
- MLA In-Text Citations (Purdue Online Writing Lab)