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Quicksand: Overview

Guide for English 102 students about the Nella Larsen's novel.


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This guide is intended to help you get started with doing research for your paper.  Please contact a librarian if you would like further help.

Learning Objectives

Students attending the library research session for Prof. Jama's English 102 class will learn how to:

  • find books about their topic using the Rutgers Libraries Catalog;
  • find scholarly articles about their topic using indexes and databases such as the Academic Search Premier and Literature Resource Center;
  • evaluate information sources;
  • prepare and save/e-mail a quick bibliography in MLA style from databases.

Documents/Business Librarian

Wen-Hua Ren
John Cotton Dana Library
Rutgers University
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Newark, NJ 07102