ASC 4111:Brave New Worlds
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Utopias and utopians (print)
Utopias and utopians (online)
Credo Reference searches a large collection of encyclopedias and reference books on a variety of topics.
Biography in Context Find biographical information and related articles.
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Literature Resource Center (Dowling Library Database that includes biographies, critical essays, full-text articles, etc.)
You may search by keywords such as “utopian literature”
utopian literature search
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ProQuest Research: Literature and Languages
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Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
- Citation of Sources
Web sites which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.