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NOT ALL INFORMATION RESOURCES ARE CREATED EQUAL,WHERE YOU START TO LOOK FOR INFORMATION WILL DEPEND ON YOUR ASSIGNMENT OR RESEARCH QUESTION.
HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF ACTUAL ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN AT DURFEE. AS YOU SEE EACH QUESTION, WRITE DOWN WHERE YOU THINK YOU SHOULD BEGIN TO LOOK FOR THE ANSWER. 

 
Assignment: Name the Seven Hills of Rome Assignment: Do a book report on Louis Pasteur.
Assignment:Your half of the debate team has to argue in favor of gun control. Assignment: Name the famous mathematician born in Greece in 237 B.C.
Assignment: Give a five minute presentation to the class concerning a Supreme Court Case about Censorship. Assignment:You need to learn all you can about a new NASAL FLU VACCINE Not much has been written about it in magazines or books yet, because it is too new.

THE LIBRARY HAS PREPARED A HANDOUT DESCRIBING WHERE YOU MIGHT BEGIN TO LOOK FOR ANSWERS.

FOR DIFFERENT ASSIGNMENTS AND RESEARCH NEEDS, ALWAYS BRING YOUR ASSIGNMENT SHEET WITH YOU WHEN YOU VISIT THE LIBRARY.

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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001