ENGL 1167 - Great New Books - Vasquez (Spring 2016): Home

Where to start

Not sure what "narratology" means? Check the Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism

Need popular reviews of Unaccustomed Earth? Search Book Review Digest.

Looking for scholarly articles on Junot Díaz? Try the MLA Bibliography

Want basic biographical information on Joan Didion? Use the Literature Resource Center

Goals for Today

By the end of today's session, I hope that you will be able to:

  • describe the difference between popular and scholarly publications.
  • describe the difference between book reviews and literary criticism.
  • select an appropriate library database for research on a literary work or topic.
  • develop an efficient keyword search strategy in library databases.
  • identify methods of working with a librarian in the future to find and evaluate additional sources of information

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