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WRIT 1340.104: An Introduction to Writing in the University (Summer 2017): Home
 

A library research guide for students in Rosalie Purvis's 6-week summer session.

Welcome!

Click on the tabs above for links and references to a variety of literary and historical resources, both online and in print, available through the Cornell University Library. For even more resources, see the subject-specific guides listed to the right of this box.


In the class we will cover:

Reference Sources for Background Material
Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference lists

Finding Books
Find items held at Cornell (books, journal holdings, etc.)

Finding Articles
Find articles, essays, book chapters and monographs

Requesting items not available at Cornell
BorrowDirect and Interlibrary Loan

Evaluating your sources
Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found

Citing your sources
Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography

Geting Help
Ask a Librarian!

See the Library's Introduction to Research web page for more tips and strategies.

MLA Style Center

Not sure how to cite a book, article, or website in MLA format?  The Practice Template at the MLA Style Center can help you format your Works Cited list correctly.

Subject Librarian

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Fred Muratori
Help from a librarian (you might not get me) is only a click away:

Contact Info:
106 Olin Library
Cornell University
(607) 255-6662
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