Upon satisfactory completion of this course, the student should be prepared to:
Below you'll find links to the MJC Library Catalog (WorldCat) and a selection of history databases that give researchers a great place to find full-text, academically appropriate books and articles. Each source provides access to different publications, so be experiment with a variety of databases.
Searching databases is not always as easy as searching Google. Keyword searches that work well in Google sometimes fail to yield as good as results in WorldCat and the library databases. Should you get stuck, below are some search terms that should help you find relevant sources. These terms provide a launching point for your research. MJC Research Librarians can always help you identify more terms.
Big business United States History
Monopolies United States History
Factory system United States History
United States Economic conditions 20th century
Migrant agricultural labor
Working class United States
Cost and standard of living United States
Privatization United States
Corrections Contracting out United States