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COMPOSITION

Handouts:

During library renovation, remember to select Entire Collection instead of only CCBC Library when searching for book resources:
Locating books using BEAVERPAC, the Library online catalog -

Locating periodical articles using EBSCOHost databases 

Conducting academic research 

Narrowing your topic

MLA Powerpoint

EBook Searching

The OWL at Purdue is the top source for MLA citation help: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ 

CCBC Library's MLA 8 Style Quick Guide

Recommended Web Sites:
MLA Formatting and Style Guide
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

What is MLA Style? (Modern Language Association)
http://www.mla.org/style

Model Papers
https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_formatting_and_style_guide.html


https://style.mla.org/sample-papers/

Essays

Arts and Letters Daily

https://www.aldaily.com/

 

The Electric Typewriter

http://tetw.org/

Montaigne Essays– Project Gutenberg

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3600

Virginia Woolf – Project Gutenberg

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks03/0300031h.html

 Joan Didion essays including Goodbye to All That

http://tetw.org/Joan_Didion#_=_

 Phillip LoPate

Against Joie de Vivre

http://reprints.longform.org/against-joie-de-vivre

 Annie Dillard

Total Eclipse

http://theessayexperiencefall2013.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu/files/2013/12/total-eclipse_annie-dillard.pdf

The Chase

https://learning.hccs.edu/faculty/david.brenner/engl-1301/course-materials-important-read-religiously/argument-research-termpaper-essay/great-homework-readings/annie-dillard-the-chase-personal-narrative/view

Carlos Fuentes

https://tannerlectures.utah.edu/_documents/a-to-z/f/Fuentes84.pdf

 

 Recommended Video clips on Research Skills:
California State University, Fullerton:
Developing a Topic
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbFXk27BPDE&feature=related


Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals- Vanderbilt's  Peabody Library
https://youtu.be/ysPDZGj3cRA

Wolfgram Memorial Library at Widener University
Evaluating Web Pages tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4nmiJLhB5c&feature=related

Shoreline Community College
Narrowing your search terms
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9diL8-ZpAk  

Statistical sources:
The Henry J. Keiser Family Foundation: Filling the need for trusted information on health issues
http://kff.org/