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This guide contains 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 Library's list of subject-specific guides.


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<

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