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COMPOSITION

Handouts:


Locating books using BEAVERPAC, the Library online catalog -

Locating periodical articles using EBSCOHost databases 

Conducting academic research 

Narrowing your topic

MLA Powerpoint

EBook Searching

The OWL at Purdue is the top source for MLA citation help: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ 

CCBC Library's MLA 8 Style Quick Guide

Recommended Web Sites:
What is MLA Style? (Modern Language Association)

https://www.mla.org/MLA-Style

Model Papers

https://style.mla.org/sample-papers/

Essays

Arts and Letters Daily

https://www.aldaily.com/

 

 

 Recommended Video clips on Research Skills:

California State University, Fullerton:
Developing a Topic
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbFXk27BPDE&feature=related


Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals- Vanderbilt's  Peabody Library
https://youtu.be/ysPDZGj3cRA

Wolfgram Memorial Library at Widener University
Evaluating Web Pages tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4nmiJLhB5c&feature=related

Shoreline Community College
Narrowing your search terms
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9diL8-ZpAk  

Statistical sources:
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Filling the need for trusted information on health issues
http://kff.org/

 Kim Revay's Writ 101

 Arts and Letters Daily 

https://www.aldaily.com/essays-and-opinions/

The Electric Typewriter

 http://tetw.org/

  Montaigne Essays– Project Gutenberg

 http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3600

Virginia Woolf – Project Gutenberg 

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks03/0300031h.html 

 

 Phillip LoPate

 Against Joie de Vivre 

http://reprints.longform.org/against-joie-de-vivre

Annie Dillard – 

Total Eclipse 

http://theessayexperiencefall2013.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/files/2013/12/total-eclipse_annie-dillard.pdf

Seeing

 https://aimeeknight.files.wordpress.com/2016/01/seeing.pdf

 The Chase

 https://learning.hccs.edu/faculty/david.brenner/engl-1301/course-materials-important-read-religiously/argument-research-termpaper-essay/great-homework-readings/annie-dillard-the-chase-personal-narrative/view

 Carlos Fuentes 

https://tannerlectures.utah.edu/_documents/a-to-z/f/Fuentes84.pdf