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Mastering the Liberal Arts 1

Research guide for Mastering the Liberal Arts, taught by Tina Crafton at Rutgers @ Brookdale Community College.

Mastering the Liberal Arts 1

This guide is intended to help you identify sources for Mastering the Liberal Arts I. You will find links to library databases where you can find scholarly articles, directions for finding and requesting books if you need to, and resources related to citing your sources in MLA format.

Introduction to Rutgers University Libraries

Finding Articles

The databases linked below are excellent places for you to search for peer-reviewed/scholarly articles.

In addition to these databases, Rutgers University Libraries provides QuickSearch, a single search portal designed to make finding sources easier.

Finding Books

While this assignment primarily requires finding and citing scholarly articles, you may also need to consult books. Below you will find some examples of books owned by Rutgers University Libraries that might be relevant to the work you are doing in this course.

Hold your cursor over the book title for more information.

Book Delivery to Brookdale

Books owned by any Rutgers University library can be sent to Brookdale Community College for you to use. When you locate a book you would like to have sent to you, you will need to log in using your Rutgers netID and password, click on the "Request Pickup" button, and select "Brookdale Community College-Lincroft" as your pickup location.

For help requesting a book, call the Paul Robeson Library circulation desk at 856-225-2848.

Video - How to Find a Book on a Certain Topic

To watch this video, use full screen mode or view on Youtube.

Video - How to Narrow Your Topic

Tutorial - MLA Citations


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