Post Classical Odyssey

for GT Humanities Class for Ms. Boivie & Mr. Speice

Purdue Online Writing Lab: MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Use MackinVia

Use MackinVia


https://mackinvia.com


MackinVia

Choose Reedy HS Frisco, TX

Login: 6 Digit Student ID

Password: 8 digit birthday


Email Mrs. Lambert with any questions about the research part of your project or problems with the databases: lambertn@friscoisd.org

Use MackinVia Groups

Use the GT Humanities: Post Classical Odyssey Group


This group has the databases that are going to be the most helpful to you grouped together.

US Department of State Resources

Office of the Chief of Protocol

http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/


The Office of the Chief of Protocol is currently (as of January 2016) led by Ambassador Peter A. Selfridge and it "seeks to advance the foreign policy goals of the United States by creating an environment for successful diplomacy." This team of people extends the first hand that welcomes presidents, prime ministers, ruling monarchs, and other leaders to the United States of America. "By serving on the front lines of diplomatic engagement, we promote cross-cultural exchange and build new bridges of understanding between people and governments around the world."


Quotes and information taken from the Office of the Chief of Protocol website listed above.

The Office of Website Management, Bureau of Public Affairs, Manages This Site as a Portal for Information from the U.S. State Department. "Office of the Chief of Protocol." U.S. Department of State. U.S. Department of State, n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.

Protocol Gift Unit

http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/c29447.htm


"The Protocol Gift Unit within the Office of the Chief of Protocol serves as the central processing point for all tangible gifts received from foreign sources by employees of the Executive Branch of the Federal government. The Unit is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the official record of all gifts presented by the Department of State to officials of foreign governments. Working closely with the Chief of Protocol and the staffs of the President, the Vice President, and the Secretary of State, the Gift Unit selects the gifts presented to foreign dignitaries. Gifts received by the President, Vice President, and the Secretary of State and their spouses from foreign governments are also handled by the Gift Unit in the Office of Protocol."


This website includes links to the Federal Register Report that details the gifts federal employees have received from foreign government sources in an online PDF.


Taken from the Protocol Gift Unit website listed above.

The Office of Website Management, Bureau of Public Affairs, Manages This Site as a Portal for Information from the U.S. State Department. "Protocol Gift Unit." U.S. Department of State. U.S. Department of State, n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Use the Level 3 Resources in Britannica.


Stick to the articles, images, and videos on the left hand side for this assignment.


Your Citation is up at the top when you click on the checkmark.


This is a great place to get an image for your assignment. If there is an image in the article, click on it and it will open in a new window. Click on the Cite check mark on the top to get the citation of the image.

ABC Clio Databases

In the ABC Clio Databases, be sure to filter your results by the type of resource you need.


To acquire your citation from a resource in this database, go up to the right hand side of the article and click on Cite This Document.

Gale Student Resources In Context

In this database you will want to make sure that you filter the resources on the right under Everything. Use appropriate resources for the information you need for this assignment.


In each article or resource, there is a Citation Tools link on the right hand side. Click that to get the MLA Citation for the resource you are using.


This would be a great place to get your images and their citations. Each image in this database has its own citation under the Citation Tools on the right hand side.


You can also log into your Google Account in Student Resources in Context and download the articles straight into your Google Drive.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The GVRL will offer you a variety of resources.


To cite the work, use the Citation Tools button on the upper left hand corner of each article.


You can also log into your Google Account in GVRL and download the articles straight into your Google Drive.