This guide contains links and references to a variety of scholarly information resources, both online and in print, available through the Cornell University Library. For even more, see our list of subject guides.
Toni Morrison speaking at "A Tribute to Chinua Achebe - 50 Years Anniversary of 'Things Fall Apart'". The Town Hall, New York City, February 26th 2008. Image from Wikimedia Commons
This class will cover:
Reference Sources for Background Material
Find topic overviews, key concepts, terminology and reference lists
Find items held at Cornell (books, journal holdings, etc.)
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
Ask a Librarian!