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Humanities: Literature Research

This guide will provide you with resources for various courses in the Humanities. This includes databases, books, multimedia, and web material.

Literature Research

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Literary Research at SPC

Google Scholar

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Google Scholar works with our library's databases!  Here's how to do it:

1. Access Google Scholar

2. This link should automatically link your browser with the SPC library databases.

A Find @ SPC link will now appear next to articles in your search results.  Click on it to see if we have the article in our collection.

 

MLA 9th edition Citation Examples

Works Cited

(If the textbook is a print book)

Janaro, Richard Paul, and Thelma C. Altshuler. The Art of Being Human: The Humanities as a Technique for Living. 11th ed., Pearson, 2017.

In-text would be:  (Janaro and Altshuler 50).

(If the textbook is an eBook)

Janaro, Richard Paul, and Thelma C. Altshuler. The Art of Being Human: The Humanities as a Technique for Living. 11th ed., E-Book, Pearson, 2017.

Citing a Short Story from the American Literature website:

Alcott, Louisa May. “Scarlet Stockings.” AmercianLiterature.com, 12 May, 2016, americanliterature.com/author/louisa-may-alcott/short-story/scarlet-stockings

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Best Library Databases for Literature Criticism

Log into the databases using your SPC credentials (what you would use to access MyCourses).

 

Short Stories and Authors

Literature Resources from Gale

Literature Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)

JSTOR

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