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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?

It is possible for current Rutgers students, faculty, and staff to access the Rutgers University Libraries' online resources off-campus. Be sure to go through the Libraries Website and you will be prompted to log in with your Rutgers 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:

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)

 

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(973) 353-3811

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