100 Research Topic Guides for Students

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Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986)

BACKGROUND

Artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s canvases seem larger than life. Her early New York skylines, the huge closeups of flowers, and desert scenes of bleached skulls and bones are representative of distinct periods in her art. O’Keeffe enjoyed an unconventional life with her husband, the photographer Alfred Stieglitz, and a literary and artistic circle of friends.


BROWSE FOR BOOKS ON THE SHELF USING THESE CALL NUMBERS

Biography section under O’Keeffe, Georgia

759.13


LOOK UNDER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS IN THE CATALOG (CARD OR COMPUTER)

O’Keeffe, Georgia

Stieglitz, Alfred

Art, Modern—20th century


REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Chanticleer, Press, ed. The Encyclopedia of American Art, 1981.

Janson, H. W., ed. The History of Art, 1986.

Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography Yearbook, 1964.

Osborne, Harold, ed. The Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century Art, 1981.

General encyclopedias


PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Biography Index

EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries

InfoTrac

Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature

WILSONDISC


ONLINE DATABASES TO SEARCH

America Online

CompuServe

Dialog

Internet

Prodigy

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction xiii
  • How to Use This Book xv
  • I - Science and Technology Research Topic Guides 1
  • Acid Rain 2
  • Alternative Medicine 4
  • Dna Fingerprinting 6
  • Earthquakes 8
  • Electromagnetic Fields (emfs)—health Aspects 10
  • Genetic Engineering 12
  • Greenhouse Effect 14
  • Hazardous Wastes 16
  • The Internet 18
  • Mysterious Circles and Other Ancient Curiosities 20
  • Oceanography 22
  • Ozone Depletion 24
  • Quarks 26
  • Rain Forest Destruction 28
  • Unidentified Flying Objects (ufos) 30
  • Virtual Reality 32
  • Volcanoes 34
  • II - Social Issues Research Topic Guides 37
  • Abortion 38
  • Affirmative Action 40
  • Aging 42
  • Aids (acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) 44
  • Animal Experimentation 46
  • Assisted Suicide 48
  • Capital Punishment 50
  • Censorship 52
  • Child Abuse 54
  • Creationism Versus Evolution 56
  • Cults 58
  • Drugs and Athletes 60
  • Eating Disorders 62
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 64
  • Gambling—moral and Ethical Aspects 66
  • Gays in the Military 68
  • Generation X 70
  • Glass Ceiling 72
  • Gun Control 74
  • Hate Crimes 76
  • Home Schooling 78
  • The Homeless 80
  • Hunting 82
  • Learning Disabilities 84
  • Legal Rights of Teenagers 86
  • Medical Ethics 88
  • Near-Death Experiences 90
  • New Age Movement 92
  • Police Brutality 94
  • Post–traumatic Stress Disorder 96
  • Prison Reform 98
  • Privatization of Schools 100
  • Psychological Aspects of Advertising 102
  • Rock Music Lyrics—moral and Ethical Aspects 104
  • Sexual Harassment 106
  • Single-Sex Schools 108
  • Teenage Pregnancy 110
  • Teenage Suicide 112
  • Television and Its Effects on Youth 114
  • Terrorism 116
  • Tobacco Industry 118
  • Vegetarianism 120
  • Violence in the Schools 122
  • Welfare Reform 124
  • Women Clergy 126
  • Youth Gangs 128
  • III - Social Studies Research Topic Guides 131
  • Assassination of President John F. Kennedy 132
  • Civil Rights Movement 134
  • Conclusion of the Cold War 136
  • Ethnic Conflict 138
  • The Holocaust 140
  • Immigration 142
  • Independent Republics of the Former Soviet Union 144
  • Mccarthy Hearings 146
  • Peace Corps 148
  • Persian Gulf War (august 3, 1990–february 27, 1991) 150
  • Underground Railroad 152
  • Vietnam War (1961–1975) 154
  • Watergate Affair 156
  • Witchcraft in Colonial America 158
  • Women’s Rights Movement 160
  • Woodstock Festival 162
  • IV - Biography Research Topic Guides 165
  • V. C. Andrews (194–1986) 166
  • Maya Angelou (1928–) 168
  • Bob Dylan (1941–) 170
  • Bill Gates (1956–) 172
  • Stephen Hawking (1942–) 174
  • Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970) 176
  • S. E. Hinton (1950–) 178
  • Stephen King (1947–) 180
  • Madeleine L’engle (1918–) 182
  • John Lennon (1940–1980) 184
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948–) 186
  • Toni Morrison (1931–) 188
  • Nostradamus (1503–1566) 190
  • Georgia O’keeffe (1887–1986) 192
  • Dr. Seuss (theodor Geisel, 1904–1991) 194
  • J.R.R. Tolkien (john Ronald Reuel, 1892–1973) 196
  • Sojourner Truth (1797–1883) 198
  • Andy Warhol (1928–1987) 200
  • Ryan White (1972–1990) 202
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867–1957) 204
  • Malcolm X (1925–1965) 206
  • Appendixes 209
  • Appendix A 211
  • Appendix B 213
  • Appendix C 217
  • Appendix D 223
  • Topic 224
  • Bibliography 227
  • Index 229
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