An illustration from Jules Verne's essay "Edgard Poë et ses oeuvres" (Edgar Poe and his Works,1862) drawn by Frederic Lix or Yan' Dargent.
This course 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 the complete library Research Guides listing.
This class will cover:
Reference Sources for Background Material
Find topic summaries, 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
Borrow Direct 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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