User avatar
Jetsgo
Posts: 2701
Joined: Thu Jul 17, 2003 6:31 am

Good Sources For Research

Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:31 am

Hey there everyone. I am writing a paper on the Federal Highway Act of 1956 and have a few questions for you guys. Do you know of any good internet websites or software programs that offer a good amount of detailed information on some rather remote topics? I have done the basics like typing "Federal Highway Act" into various search engines, along with Wikipedia, but I am looking to go even more in depth. I plan to go to the library tomorrow, but was wondering if anyone has any recommendations? Thanks in advance everyone!


Chris
Marine Corps Aviation, The Last To Let You Down!
 
AirCop
Posts: 5553
Joined: Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:39 am

RE: Good Sources For Research

Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:58 am

Have you check something like History of the Interstate Highway System or President Eisenhower and the highway system ? I can tell you Arizona was the last state to join in.

[Edited 2006-10-28 03:59:18]
 
kmh1956
Posts: 2854
Joined: Fri Jun 10, 2005 4:08 am

RE: Good Sources For Research

Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:11 am

Quoting JetsGo (Thread starter):
along with Wikipedia

Don't use Wikipedia unless you're absolutely certain that your university will allow it as a trusted source. My university won't allow us to use Wikipedia at all!!

I'd try going to government sites..can't think of any offhand, but I did a paper on the FAA not that long ago (we got to choose our government agency) and I used faa.gov as a resource. There must be a website for the DoT somewhere. Try dot.gov or something or the Library of Congress website.
'Somebody tell me why I'm on my own if there's a soulmate for everyone' :Natasha Bedingfield
 
mdsh00
Posts: 3968
Joined: Mon May 17, 2004 11:28 am

RE: Good Sources For Research

Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:18 am

Quoting Kmh1956 (Reply 2):
Don't use Wikipedia unless you're absolutely certain that your university will allow it as a trusted source. My university won't allow us to use Wikipedia at all!!

Yeah don't use Wikipedia. But sometimes those articles have sources listed in them, and you could go there.
"Look Lois, the two symbols of the Republican Party: an elephant, and a big fat white guy who is threatened by change."
 
Bobster2
Posts: 1523
Joined: Mon Jan 17, 2005 3:04 am

RE: Good Sources For Research

Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:39 am

Use a9.com to search full text books on Amazon. You can't read the entire books, but you can see the most relevant pages, and that can sometimes be very helpful.
"I tell you this, no eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn." Jim Morrison

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: moo, MrHMSH and 7 guests

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos