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English Composition: Benito Cereno by Herman Melville (21:355:102): Find Articles

This course guide was created specifically for Instructor Douglass Irvin-Erickson's Spring 2014 ENG 102 class.

Ask-A-Librarian

There are several ways to seek help from a librarian:

Off-campus?

When attempting to access Rutgers-restricted sources off-campus, you will be prompted to LOGIN with your NetID and password

Rutgers Libraries Toolbar

The Rutgers University Libraries Toolbar is a free Firefox extension (or add-on) that:

  • provides a drop-down menu to library resources
  • embeds library links on popular Websites such as Amazon.com
  • offers special functionality when you highlight terms on a Website and right-click over them with your mouse
  • allows linking from ISBNs, ISSNs, PubMed IDs, and DOIs to Rutgers-restricted online resources
  • is easy to install and easy to use

For more information, click on the link below:

(a) Searching for articles

searching for articles

(a) How do I request an article?

Introduction to Online Resources

To search for articles on your topic, start with one of the Rutgers University Libraries subscription databases.  Depending on your topic, there may be a number of helpful online resources.  This guide identifies a few suggested ones (out of the hundreds of possible online resources available) from which you might be able to find relevant articles. 

 

Please see the sub-page of this section to learn how to locate the full-text of articles.

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database with full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.

 

Search Tips:


1)  Depending on your topic, you may find searching by the following “SU Subjects Terms" terms to be very helpful:

·         slavery
·         slave trade
·         human rights
·         slave insurrections
·         humanitarianism
·         racism

 

2)  Note that you can combine different terms using the Advanced Search option, such as:

·         slavery (SU Subject Terms)  AND  human rights (SU Subject Terms)
·         slave trade (SU Subject Terms)  AND  rebellion (AB Abstract)
·         slave trade (SU Subject Terms)  AND  capitalism (SU Subject Terms)
·         masculinity (SU Subject Terms)  AND  femininity (SU Subject Terms)
·         racism (SU Subject TermsAND  United States (GE Geographic Terms)
·         Japanese Americans (SU Subject Terms)  AND  World War II (AB AbstractAND  internment (AB Abstract)

 

America: History and Life

America: History and Life is a database that focuses on United States (and Canadian) history and culture, from prehistoric times to the present.

 

Search Tips:


1)  Depending on your topic, you may find searching by the following “SU Subjects Terms" terms to be very helpful:

·         slavery
·         slave trade
·         slave insurrections
·         human rights
·         racism
·         humanitarianism

 

2)  Note that you can combine different terms using the Advanced Search option, such as:

·         slavery (SU Subject Terms)  AND  human rights (SU Subject Terms)
·         slave trade (SU Subject Terms)  AND  capitalism
·         racism (SU Subject TermsAND  United States (GE Geographic Terms)
·         Japanese Americans (SU Subject Terms)  AND  World War II (AB AbstractAND  internment (AB Abstract)

 

Physical Sciences Librarian

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Bonnie Fong
Contact:
John Cotton Dana Library

185 University Ave

Newark, NJ 07102-1814

(973) 353-3811

Licensing Information

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