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Resources to Use - Online Library Catalog (Destiny)

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

Reminders:

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

 

Resources Recommended by Ms. Davis

Having trouble finding where these titles are in the library?  Just ask Ms. Davis or Ms. Miller!


Understanding Lord of the Flies by Andy Koopmans

Call number: 823.014 GOL

William Golding's Lord of the Flies edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom

Call number: 823.914 GOL

 

Just because...

 

Assignment Information

Download the following documents for paper description and guidelines:

 

Resources to Use - Databases

Sign-in 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. 

 

Wikipedia

  • You will NOT be allowed to use Wikipedia as a source for this paper.
  • Why can't you use Wikipedia as a source for this paper?  Check out these sources for a bit more information:

The Top 10 Reasons Students Cannot Cite or Rely on Wikipedia

Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface (NCSU Libraries)

Gotcha!  Student's Wikipedia Hoax Fools Mainstream Media

  • Remember:  Wikipedia is just "wikiality" - reality as decided by majority rule.  Do you trust classmates/younger siblings/random people to be experts?

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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!

 

Lord of the Flies Rap by a Student

Courtesy of Midge Carter:

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