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Mastering the Liberal Arts II

Mastering the Liberal Arts 2

This guide is intended to help you identify sources for Mastering the Liberal Arts 2. You will find links to library databases where you can find scholarly articles, directions for finding books that are available online through Rutgers University Libraries, and resources related to citing your sources in MLA format.

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

Below you will find some examples of online books owned by Rutgers University Libraries that might be relevant to the work you are doing in this course. These books can be accessed using your netID and password.

Hold your cursor over the book title for more information.

Book Delivery

Books owned by any Rutgers University library can be sent to a Rutgers off-campus location 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.

While in-person instruction is suspended, book delivery will likely not be feasible. Instead, you can focus on article sources or books available online through QuickSearch. To find an online book, follow the steps in the video below ("How to Find a Book by Topic") and then use the options on the left side of the screen to limit to books "Available online only."

Video - How to Find a Book on a Certain Topic

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

Introduction to Rutgers University Libraries

Video - How to Narrow Your Topic

Tutorial - MLA Citations


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