This guide provides resources and tools to support your work in your annotated bibliography assignment; your text, context and interpretation assignment; and also your encounter assignment.
The tabs in this guide can help address particular aspects of your assignments.
- Encyclopedia & Reference Works: Resources that give overviews and context for your topic. Good sources for preliminary reading on your work, or author, or theory, or topic.
- LIterary Theory, Genre & History: Find overviews and articles related to literary theories and genre, as well as articles providing historical context. Again good sources for your preliminary reading for the bibliography assignment.
- Criticism: books, essays, databases: Resources providing summaries of criticism as well as identifying critical articles, essays, chapters and monographs which you could include in your annotated bibliography.
- Finding Journal Articles: Resources and instructions on how to find academic articles which would be the sources you include in your annotated bibliography.
- Biographical sources: Resources and databases to locate biographical information on authors. This kind of information could be part of your preliminary reading for defining your topic.
- Using the Library & LIbrary Web Site: Learn how to use the Library, including searching the catalog, finding books on the shelf or ordering books via Summit.
- MLA Bibliography: The MLA International Bibliography is the most important database for literary and language study. Using it you can identify journal articles books, and book chapters that you can use in your annotated bibliography.
- Citing Sources: Online and print resources on citing books and articles. Includes links to online citation generators, style guides and citation management software.