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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)

http://www.mla.org/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/