- E-mail me an electronic version of your paper at the beginning
of week 10, after you have made the corrections suggested by your
peer reviewer. Do not modify this version after you have sent it to
me. (May 31, June 1-2)
- I will make corrections in this version with Tools-Track Changes set
on, and return it to you for final editing and corrections by Friday,
- Make an appointment with me prior to or during our exam time
(June 7) to convert and upload a final version. E-mail a copy to me
AND bring a copy on a disk.
- If you would like to include any images, these must be mailed/saved
as separate files (do not just insert them into the word document).
However, indicate in your paper where they should be inserted. You can
use a notation like: [pic1].
Project Elements (index
page of actual book essays)
Your final submission must have the following elements in addition to
your book essay text:
- Your title "page" should be only one centered paragraph, with the
text separated by linebreaks (use <shift-enter>):
Research paper written by
UCSB, June 2004
for Prof. Marcuse's proseminar German History in the 20th Century
(course homepage; research paper page; jump down to notes, bibliography)
- An about the author sentence or paragraph, in
which you describe: yourself (major, class year, relevant interests),
and the extent of your background in German/European history (e.g. personal/family
connections, previous coursework, travel). You might also give any personal
information about why you chose your particular topic.
Example: I am a senior history major
who has taken 3 courses in European and Holocaust history. One of my
professors mentioned that when he was in college, none of his textbooks
discussed the Holocaust. I wondered when they started including substantial
discussions of it.
- An abstract of your paper: about
4 or 5 sentences, in which you briefly describe what your paper is about,
what your sources were, and state your main thesis or result.
Example "I have examined five different
sources about Oskar Schindler's life and have found that although his
behavior was indeed heroic, aspects of his life story have been much
- The text of your paper. Please
use 1.5 or double spacing. Do not use underlining, only bold and italics
(underlining will be for links). Format block quotations with
Format-Style-Block Text (set at .5 left indent, and 12point space after).
- Your bibliography, with the full bibliographic information
for all primary sources, books, articles and internet sources you used,
and important works that you were not able to obtain. You may include
brief annotations about them.