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Databases for Scholarly Articles: 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).
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.
-Also of potential interest, George Saunders's official website: neverrockfila.com
If you're interested in better understanding the difference between web searches and library databases please click here: The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison
Harvard Guide to Using Sources: What Constitutes Plagiarism?
Organizing Your SourcesRefWorks
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