Below you will find the databases we covered in class and additional resources that you may find useful in your research.
What is the difference between Early English Books Online (EEBO) and EEBO-TCP?
Simply put, EEBO is a commercial product published by ProQuest LLC, and available to libraries for purchase or license. EEBO-TCP is a project based at the University of Michigan and Oxford, and supported by more than 150 libraries around the world. More info here.
Helpful Library Pages
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
Helpful Links: Tutorials etc.
Quick Link EEBO help contents page. The links you should focus on are those under the "Search Options" heading.
EEBO-TCP Help Center
EEBO-TCP Video Tutorials
Organizing & Citing Your Sources
How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography
Never type a bibliography again! RefWorks will help you easily gather, manage, and store bibliographic citations for all types of information, as well as generate footnotes and bibliographies.
Click HERE to view a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up a RefWorks account.
Zotero is a free, open source citation tool developed by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for New Media at George Mason University. It’s been funded by the Mellon and Sloan foundations, as well as the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
HERE you can find detailed information about what Zotero is and what it can do for you.
Start using Zotero HERE
Word processor plug-ins for Zotero HERE
YouTube video about adding in text citations HERE
MLA Style Guide
Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on helping you get to the end of that awkward first draft.