FYE 1033: Multicultural Memories: A Literary Journey Toward Self-Discovery

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Self-discovery and Literature

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
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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

Helbig, A. (1994)This Land is Our Land: A Guide to Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Reference Z1037.H48 1994

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

Find Literature Articles

Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
Reference Sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories and more.
info= database and full text info.

Databases with Articles
Reference Sources


  • Contemporary Literature
  • Early American Literature
  • Explicator
  • Journal of Modern Literature
  • Journal of Popular Culture
  • Twentieth-Century Literature
  • World Literature Today

Literature Web Sites

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bartleby.com
    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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