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The Literary Experience

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Librarian for English Literature and Theatre
Falvey Library, Villanova University
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Villanova , PA , 19085
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This page outlines the resources for English 1050 Literary Experience. Below are the databases we covered in class as well as additional resources that may be useful in your research.

Databases for Scholarly Articles & Books: Contains MLA (covered in class) and other sources for finding scholarly peer reviewed criticism (In other words the secondary sources you need for your paper) there are also links to WorldCat and other resources for books.

Additional Resources: Contains resources for finding books, newspaper articles, biographical information about authors, and other useful reference materials for literary criticism.

Organizing & Citing Your Sources: Has links to RefWorks, Zotero, and MLA style guides.


Other Helpful Library Pages

For a comprehensive list of the databases available to you through the library see Databases A-Z
For resources by subject area see Falvey's Subject Guides page.

Search Smarter!

The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison
A guide to understanding and evaluating the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly resources

Is it Scholarly? Tips for critically evaluating your information resources.

Avoid Problem Areas

Harvard Guide to Using Sources: What Constitutes Plagiarism? Under the section labeled as online tutorials there are tutorials you can take to help you better understand academic integrity and how to avoid plagiarism. 

 Scholarly Databases For Articles & Books

 Additional Resources

  Organizing & Citing Your Sources


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