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LITERATURE

Handouts:
Creating an annotated bibliography in MLA 8 Style 

Resources for English Composition II

MLA 8 Quick Guide

Recommended Web sites:
AUTHOR PAGES
Search Google for the author's name, followed by the word "Society".
www.google.com

Example: Edgar Allan Poe Society

Writing Literature Essays:
Writing about Literature
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/618/01/

Suggestions for Writing Literature Papers
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/literature.htm

History of Literature & Literary Criticism
Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism, site is no longer being updated but contains helpful information.
http://www.ipl.org/div/pf/entry/48496

Voice of the Shuttle
http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=3

Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
http://www.bartleby.com/

Children's Literature Web Guide
http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/authors.html

Recommended Databases:

Literature Resource Center, Academic Search Elite, MasterFILE Premier 

Usage tips for LRC  http://assets.cengage.com/training/SearchTips/LitRC/LRC_Search_Tips.pdf

YouTube Video  Literature Resource Center Basic Searching

Citations

 Easy Bib Use the CCBC Coupon code BeavePA 120 and register with these directions for EasyBib for expanded services from bib analysis to saved projects.   http://www.easybib.com/

In April 2016, an 8th edition of MLA was released. For a preview of the changes, check out: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/22/ Be sure to check the expectations of your professor on the version required for your current course.

Hand-outs are being adapted for the 8th edition; the following are in accordance with the 7th MLA version.
CCBC Library's MLA Style 2009 Update (concise)
CCBC Library's MLA Style guide: Electronic resources
CCBC Library's MLA Style guide: Print resources