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ENGL 164 Film as Literature: Get Started

Getting Started

Welcome! This guide will help you complete the following tasks! Use the links above to navigate through this guide.


Start Your Research

  • Narrow your topic
  • Decide what types of resources you need
  • Generate keywords
  • Learn how to search smart

Find Websites & Multimedia

  • How to find credible websites
  • Searching for images and video
 

Find books   

  • Print and ebooks in the Holman Library
  • Books from other libraries
  • Get background information and context

Evaluate Sources

  • Decide whether a source is credible, appropriate, and/or scholarly
 

 Find Articles

  • Get background and specific information
  • Search library databases and Google Scholar

Cite your sources

  • See examples and instructions for using MLA format

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Research Handout

This research log is for students in Marc Barrington's English 101/164.