Human Rights Poster Project
WVSS Library Website: http://www.sd45slc.ca/
WVSS Library catalogue: http://sd45library.sd45.bc.ca/
Noodle Tools: http://www.noodletools.com/
Starting your research
Open a Noodle Tools project for this assignment. Use MLA style and Junior setting. Keep track of your sources as you go.
Find three or more good-quality academic sources for your research.
A trolley of books have been set aside for you on these human rights issues.
Use the copyright information on the title page to create your bibliography, or enter the 13 digit ISBN for a shortcut.
General Reference Encyclopedias accessed via the library website (password required)
Check out Worldbook Online, Britannica and Encyclopedia of BC
Click on the check mark to get the citation for this source
Databases and Reference Sources accessed via the library webpage (password required)
Ebsco and Gale have a variety of databases to access.
Your best option for this project is Gale Global Issues in Context. Select Browse Issues and Topics and select all or by category. Start by reading the overview on the topic (translate if necessary), then try out some of the other new, magazine and academic sources.
Click on citation tools or scroll to the bottom of the article for the citation that you can copy and paste into your bibliography.
Be sure to assess the quality and credibility of websites that you find online.
Consider who wrote it and what their credentials are.
Consider limiting your searches to certain domains. (.edu. .gc.ca ,.org etc) and avoid .com
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is located on the United Nations Website. There are 30 articles to assess for possible violations.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is an international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights.
Their website has basic information on human rights,
and information on Human Rights abuses around the world.
Search by Country or by topic.