Welcome to the guide for Honors!
I hope that you will find this guide a useful starting place for your research for the Honors 1000: City One seminar. I have assembled a core collection of resources available through the Wayne State University Library System, as well as high quality, freely available web resources. This guide is a collaborative work-in-progress, developed with the suggestions and feedback from students and faculty in Honors.
I am available by appointment to assist students and faculty with research related to Honors. You may also contact me to schedule research workshops for classes or to suggest items for purchase.
Librarian Liaison for the Irvin D. Reid Honors College
The guide consists of several pages detailing our resources in these areas:
- Paper #1: Who Are We?
The resources on this page are focused on information on Detroit and its history to help you research your Detroit site and answer the question, Who Are We? and your Detroit site.
- Paper #2: Where Are We Going?
Resources on this page can help locate background information on ethnic groups, provide historical context, and information on urban history and culture to help write about your character. The databases recommended on this page will also help you find scholarly articles for paper 2 and 3. Databases for historical newspapers are included here and can contain articles or visuals to serve as primary sources.
- Paper #3: What Should We Do?
Resources on this page will help you find scholarly articles and other relevant sources for discussing problems facing the city.
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