FYE 1033: Multicultural Memories: A Literary Journey Toward Self-Discovery
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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.
- Citation Styles
This lists citation engines 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.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Dassanowsky, R., & Lehman, J. (2000). Gale encyclopedia of multicultural America. Detroit: Gale Group.
This works examines “specific minority and ethnic groups in the United States, with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns.”
Reference E184.A1 G14 2000
Education, culture, and values. (2000). ed. by Mal Leicester, Celia Modgil and Sohan Modgil. New York: Falmer Press.
A comprehensive, multi-volume set which includes such topics as multicultural education and educational sociology.
Reference LB17.E24 2000
Voices of multicultural America: Notable speeches delivered by African, Asian, Hispanic, and Native Americans, 1790–1995. (1996). ed. by Deborah Gillan Straub. New York: Gale.
Reference PS663.M55V64 1996
Welsch, J. R., & Adams, J. Q. (2005). Multicultural films: A reference guide. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.
Reference PN1995.9.M56 W45 2005
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- Digitized Children’s Literature
Many children’s classics (from the early 1900′s) in PDF form from the Library of Congress’ children’s literature collection.
- The Online Books Page
Links to over 25,000 full text books and journals available online. Search by author, title or subject. Start here if you want to see if a particular work is available online.
- Electronic Archive of Early American Fiction
Includes the full text of stories from 16 early American authors including Irving, Longfellow and Hawthorne.
- Project Gutenberg
Features the texts of more than 6267 important novels and other works of literature.
- Making of America (University of Michigan)
A joint project between two universities, Making of America provides primary sources (books and periodicals)covering the social history of 19th century America. You’ll find the original pages of Scribner’s Magazine, Scientific American and more.
- Eldritch Press
Collection of works of American, English and world literature. The section on Nathaniel Hawthorne is particularly noteworthy, providing additional information alongside the texts in the form of lists of characters, a glossary and a timeline.
- Gale Literary Index
Use this index to find complete biographies on authors and critical essays on their writings in this master index to 43 literary series published by Gale. It combines and cross references more than 130,000 author names including pseudonyms and variant names.
- Romantic Circles
A Website devoted to the study of Lord Byron, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, their contemporaries and historical contexts.
A full-text version of selected books of literature, reference and verse.
- The Perseus Digital Library
A digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. Includes ancient texts and translations. From Tufts University.
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