FS 110 Off the Grid

Professor:  Will Marquess

First Year Seminar Librarian: 

Dictionaries= online dictionaries

Citation Guides =  links to MLA 2009 citation examples                             


Credo Reference
Online reference source.  Search online literature encyclopedias and dictionaries. 

Reference Universe
A searchable database of the Saint Michael's College Library reference collection.

Article databases:

Academic Search Premier Magazine and journal articles on all topics
Academic OneFile Magazine, newspaper, and journal articles
ProQuest Central

Magazine, newspaper, and journals; great for global and business/econ topics





CQ Researcher

Indepth, research based articles on current/timely issues.






Biography in Context

Biography databases from WilsonWeb

Literary Criticism

Literature Resource Center

Books, DVDs, and other resources located in the Durick Library



Select resources wisely

Evaluate and selectively choose resources applying the following evaluation criteria:

  • Timeliness: is the information current?, updated? historical perspective?

  • Authority: who is the author; who is responsible for the information presented in the article, website, or book?

  • Accuracy:  compare the facts with other sources; does a bibliography provide evidence of research and documentation with other sources? 

  • Purpose: why was the book, website, or article written or created?  What is the point of view or bias?

  • Intended audience: high school, college, graduate level? 


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