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.
A helpful resource that has tips to improve your academic and research skills is called SPARK and it is available here.
Another useful resource about research basics is available here.
If you both live and study outside of Regina, check out the guide below.
Several university libraries have resoures on how to compile a literature review. A partial list can be found here.
This guide is meant to be a possible starting point for many topics covered in the Indigenous Studies (INDG) 100 course. It may also be useful for students taking courses containing substantial Indigenous content that are offered at the University of Regina and its Federated Colleges.
This guide is not an exhaustive list of resources. Try searching Quick Find, the Library's catalogue, for more information on your topic. A resource to help you with using Quick Find is located here.
Below are other sources that may may help in your research:
All things Indigenous (books, papers, acts and theses)
APTN (Aboriginal People's Television Network)
ECCU 400: Teaching Treaties in the Classroom
EIND 305: Curriculum and Instruction Adaptation for Indigenous Education
EIST 300: Indigenous Studies Primary Resources
First Nations University of Canada Library
First Nations University Library Guides
Free Online Viewable Films in Indigenous Studies
Indian History Film Project (transcripts of interviews with First Nations elders from across Canada)
Indigenous Conversations and the Library
INDG 222 - Topics in Cultural Heritage
INSW 200 - Introduction to Social Work
Searching oURspace for Information on the Indian Act
Strategic Alliance of Broadcasters for Aboriginal Reflection (SABAR) - terminology guidebook for reporting on Indigenous topics