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GEO101 - Prof. Lotstein : Midterm Research: Home

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  • Formulate a search on your topic
  • Find scholarly sources
  • Read a scholarly article
  • Cite your sources properly
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Welcome! This research guide was created for students in Professor Lotstein's World Geography classes.


Your take home midterm requires finding scholarly research on a geographic topic and writing an essay that answers specific questions about that research and which you will relate to geographical themes and concepts covered in class. 

This guide is a customized resource for this particular course and assignment.

If you have any questions or trouble, feel free to contact your librarian in person, via email or through the library's virtual services.


Medieval Map

Detail of "Island of Lemnos, southwest of Imbroz in the Aegean Sea"

from Kitāb-i baḥriye (Book of Navigation) c.1554 by Pīrī Reʾīs bin Ḥājī Muḥammed and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I (the Magnificent).

Walters Art Museum, W.658, fol 47a, © 2011 Walters Art Museum, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. Image source: David Rumsey Map Collection.

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