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Assignment Information

Download the following documents for paper description and guidelines:


Database - Search Hints

Try these tricks!

  • Root of a word + ? to search for the same word with different endings:
    • All you have to do is type in the root of the word you'd like to search with a ? at the end.  Example: "castrat?" to get results for "castrate", "castrated", "castration", etc.  
  • Use quotes for an exact phrase!
    • Helpful when searching for articles on a book with a long title.  Example: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
    • Great for characters with two names.  Example: "John Proctor"


  • Don't forget the benefits of Advanced Search - specifying multiple keywords can help you narrow down results.
  • Remember to try out different keywords - there's more than one way to refer to an idea...

Just because...


Resources to Use - Online Library Catalog (Destiny)

Click the Destiny Quest icon to access our online library catalog!


 - Fun features - shelf browse, advanced search, and citation creator.
 - Remember to use your keywords!  Be both creative and specific.


Resources to Use - Databases

Information:  

For Facts on File - Bloom's Literary Reference Online, the password and user ID are the same (use the six-letter abbreviation for the school).

For Gale's Literature Resource Center, the number required is Good Counsel's street number on Old Vic Blvd.

For JSTOR, the Username is GCStudent1 and the hint for the password is to input the six-letter abbreviation for the school (don't use caps!).

How can I help?

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Helpful Web Sites for Creating Citations

  • OWL - Writing Center at Purdue
    Provides helpful guides for writing papers and contains information for creating bibliographies in a variety of disciplines and formats.
  • Son of Citation
    A helpful citation generator! But, as with EasyBib, just be cautious - make sure to proofread the generated citations to be certain they're correct.
  • EasyBib
    An automatic bibliography and citation generator - very helpful tool, but be careful when using it! Like any translator, sometimes the results get garbled - review the generated citations carefully to make sure they're correct!

Get creative with your searches!

Getting the same old results?  Try using a thesaurus to come up with new keywords!


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