Starting Points Suggested by Mr. George
Here are some sites that you can use as starting points for your research:
-Miller Center (http://millercenter.org/president)
-The University of California Santa Barbara (http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/index_docs.php)
-PBS links on the American Presidency http://www.pbs.org/wnet/amerpres/resources.html
on presidential elections since 1960 -http://www.4president.org/
-History News Network (http://hnn.us/) - Great site with historical context for contemporary
Books in the Edith Hamilton Collection
To locate more books on your topic check the Bryn Mawr Library Catalog.
You might want to check Google Books too.
1. Use the advanced search features in Proquest and JSTOR to select "peer reviewed" or "scholarly" articles. Select two or three keywords to search in these databases. For example: "Barack Obama" and "econonomic policy" and recession.
2. You must have user names and passwords in order to search the databases from home. If you don't have them, check with a librarian.
There are a few good websites for locating primary sources in the first section of this pathfinder. Here are several more sources that you can search:
|[ Book ]||Call #: 921 Bush Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-|
|The audacity of hope : thoughts on reclaiming the American dream|
|[ Book ]||Call #: 921 Obama Obama, Barack.|
|A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers|
|[ Book ]||Call #: 808.06 T Turabian, Kate L.|
|Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing|
|The Chicago manual of style.|
|[ Book ]||Call #: 808.027 C|