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Junior English Fall 2013
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Citing Sources

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Articles from EBooks

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"Mount Everest, Measurement of" - Barry Max Brandenberger (Editor)
ISBN: 0028655613
Publication Date: 2001
From the reference set, Mathematics.

PW: elvis

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"Sherpas" - Timothy L. Gall
ISBN: 9781414448824
Publication Date: 2009
From "Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life"

PW: elvis

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"Nepal" country overview - Susan B. Gall (Editor)
ISBN: 0787662666
Publication Date: 2003
From Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Physical Geography

PW: elvis

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"Krakauer, Jon 1954" biography - Tracy L. Matthews (Editor)
ISBN: 9780787675394
Publication Date: 2006
From Concise Major 21st Century Writers.

PW: elvis

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"High Altitude Pulmonary Edema" disorder overview - K. Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner
ISBN: 9781414406145
Publication Date: 2006-11-03
From World of Sports Science.

PW: elvis

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"Mountain Climbing" topic overview - Gary S. Cross
ISBN: 0684312654
Publication Date: 2004
From Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America.

PW: elvis

Research Databases

  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    A general reference encyclopedia. Has a full article on Mt. Everest with a history of expeditions on the mountain and details of the geography of the region.
    UN: orhs PW: wildcats
  • Global Issues in Context
    Focuses on broad global issues; includes news articles, reference articles, podcasts, images, and more.
    PW: elvis
  • Tennessee Electronic Library
    Searches over 50 databases at once. Provided by the state of Tennessee to all residents.
    PW: elvis
  • Books & Authors (part of TEL)
    Search for "Into Thin Air" and you will find a book summary, author information, book reviews, and more.
    PW: elvis
  • Country Reports
    Gives information on countries including history, geography and people. Look for NEPAL.
    Click "sign in" in the upper right corner.
    UN: oakridghs PW: wildcats

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  • Do not use conversational language when searching, e.g. When was Albert Einstein born?

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