Go to the Neighborhood Link
and choose a neighborhood to study. Upon finding a neighborhood to
study answers the following questions:
- Identify the
location of the neighborhood
- Provide some
- What is
significant in the neighborhood?
- Check the
neighborhood’s history to see if it was once called something
else (ex. “Forest Hills” was once called “Village of Glenville”).
- What are the
population trends of the neighborhood - check the census information.
Go to the Cleveland Memory Project http://www.clevelandmemory.org/
and start browsing and searching the site for information and images
associated with your neighborhood. Choose at least 3 images to use
in your paper. Copy the images into a Word document or save to your
computer or storage device (disc or jumpdrive) to incorporate into your
paper. If saving you may want to rename the image to something meaningful.
Go to the Digital Media Center http://dmc.ohiolink.edu/,
click on DMC databases and find Sanborn Digital Maps. Search for a map of
your neighborhood (or a section of your neighborhood). See if you can find
at least 2 maps of your neighborhood from varying times and compare the
Prepare a 2 page minimum paper that introduces the neighborhood, provides
background information on the neighborhood and/or discusses a significant
person or event associated with the neighborhood. Copy and paste at least 3
images into your document providing MLA format cited references for each
image. If you found a digital map, copy and paste the map image into the
paper. Your paper must also evaluate the Cleveland Memory Project
website and the Sanborn Map Collection. Be sure to cite all references used
in the paper.
Copyright and Acceptable Use
copyright and use of material from the Cleveland Memory Project - http://www.clevelandmemory.org/copyright/
Acceptable Use Policy for the
Sanborn Map Collection, OhioLINK http://dmc.ohiolink.edu/help/sanbornaup.html
MLA Citation Style
Citing Resources from Duke University’s Library Guide to
Research - http://www.lib.duke.edu/libguide/citing.htm
Citation Style Guides from the
Library at Seattle Central - http://dept.sccd.ctc.edu/cclib/Research_Tools/Citation_Style_Guides/
Online Citation Styles from Bedford/St.
Martin’s - http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/online/citex.html
How to Copy & Paste
provides an explanation on how to copy and paste an image from the Internet
into a Word document.
Sanborn Map Collection
OhioLINK provides excellent help
documentation for the Sanborn Map Collection. The map collection can be
frustrating to use, so if you are not having any luck at finding a map of
your neighborhood don’t fret over it – try different searching
words, or go back to the collection at another time. But, an explanation of the searches
conducted and an evaluation of the Sanborn Map Collection is required in
In order to understand what a
primary resource is consult the list of supplemental resources. A great
website that thoroughly explains primary resources on the web is “Using
Primary Resources on the Web”
Use the following checklist to
help in evaluating the primary resources used to complete this assignment