Research is fun!

It allows you to discover new insights into many areas. It leads you to ideas and
activities. And it is a great assist to documenting projects you are working on.

However, many people are intimidated by research. Because there are many
factors involved in doing research, they feel overwhelmed by the procedure.
Or have never been shown the method to make research an effective process.

What is offered in this on-going site are articles and information to assist people
in learning how to do research.


Basic Research: How to Begin

Basic Research: Knowing What to Avoid (On the Web and in Books)

Basic Research: How to Evaluate Your Information

Basic Research: How to Utilize Your Research for SCA Documentation

Research Questions for Developing an SCA Persona

WHO'S WHEN: A History Timeline - A research tool for beginning investigation
of notable people of the Middle Ages


How to Document a Name (to within an inch of its life) by Tangwystyl verch Morgant Glasvyrn

How To Write Documentation For SCA Competition by LÍofsige ’ Caoimh (Lyssa)

On Writing a Research Paper or Report for SCA Competition by Marcele de Montsegur

Documentation Guide by Eleanora van den Bogaerde

Resource URL List for the SCA Researcher by Isabelle de Foix

Historical Research in the Modern Library by Jadwiga Zajaczkowa

Documentation Is Not a Dirty Word by Karen Larsdatter

Ten Simple Things You Can Do To Impress the Judges at an Arts and
Sciences Competition
by Karen Larsdatter

Using the Internet for Research and Documentation by Karen Larsdatter

Research Guide by Duke University

Evaluating Web Pages by Duke University

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask by UC Berkeley

How To Read A Latin Dictionary by Ursula Georges

On Teaching Classes in the SCA by Meliora Leuedai de Ardescote

Teaching SCA Classes by AnneLiese Wolkenhaar

How to Research Without Knowing the Language by Paul Wickenden of Thanet

Good Research Papers by Derbail inghean Conchobar


Medieval & Renaissance Culture by Karen Larsdatter

The Timeline Reference Site also here

ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

The Academy of Saint Gabriel Library

The Online Medieval and Classical Library

Medieval Culture Links Page

Renaissance Culture Links Page

The Medieval Centre (Center for Historical Technology)

The Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Oxford

The Center for Medieval Studies

Museum of London Archaeology Service

Life in Renaissance Times  [A wonderful suggestion from Katie, a member of Colleen Craig's 5th grade class]

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