It is important how to effectively read and understand journal articles. It is a critical part of the cyclical research process. This handout gives concise and practical tips for reading a humanities and social science journal article.
Maintaining academic integrity and avoiding plagiarism are vital when writing. Understanding the intentional and unintentional use of an individual's ideas or words is critical. Some guidelines are here.
The University of Regina Library has a series of How Do I...guides that offer explanations on the basics of getting started to do research.
A few short video tutorials are here.
This guide is meant to be a possible starting point for many topics covered in the Indigenous Studies (INDG) 100 course that is taught at First Nations University of Canada. It may also be useful for students taking courses containing substantial Indigenous content that are offered at the University of Regina.
Check back often; we'll be adding resources to this page. Comments and suggestions are welcome!
A terminology guidebook for reporting on Aboriginal topics is here.
Hill Times: It is an independently owned subscription, Ottawa based newspaper that has been published since 1989. It covers Canadian federal politics and it has a large section about Aboriginal Affairs.
Below are other sources that may may help in your research:
Indian History Film Project (transcripts of interviews with First Nations elders from across Canada)
Summon (a research tool that allows you to search multiple databases and the Archer Library catalogue in a single seach. Summon is the default option for searching on the Archer Library's home page. You can also connect to Summon directly here. Summon is multidisciplinary, and is a great place to start your research in journal and newspaper articles, books, government documents, maps, music recordings, videos and more).