Quick Links: Online Resources
Resources on the Virtual Reference Collection
Virtual Reference Collection (VRC)
(Username and Password can be found on page 4 of your planner.)
Citation example for KnowledgeNote (don't forget to change the date of access):
"KnowledgeNote Study Guide: Great Expectations." ProQuest Learning Literature. ProQuest LLC, 2002. Web. 5 March 2013.
Literature Resource Center (Dickens and his works, themes such as social class)
Bloom's Literary Reference (Dickens and his works, character analysis, themes such as 'hope in Great Expectations', Use the "How to Write About" section to come up with interesting thesis statements). You'll need to change the given (Chicago Style) citation into MLA Style. Here's how: delete the URL, write the word Web followed by a period. Then change date to day month year followed by a period.
http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&SID=5&iPin= ETL0307&SingleRecord=True (accessed April 7, 2013).
History Study Center (Historical background and primary sources. Study Units include: "The Role of Women in Britain, 1837-1913", "Education in Victorian Britain," "Crime and Punishment in Victorian Britain," and more.)
Grolier's Encyclopedia (General information)
In Our Library (Library Catalog Destiny)
Try some of the following search terms to start:
Find the appropriate book(s), take notes.
For citations, at the bottom of the Resource List page click on 'Create - citation list - Go'. Copy and paste the citations you need. Keep in mind they are not 100% accurate, you will have to fix them as needed.
In our Reference Section:
Novels for Students
Literature and It's Time
eBook versions can be found by searching the GVRL widget to the left.
On the Free Web
These sites have been evaluated and deemed credible for your project. If you use any other websites you will be required to evaluate that site prior to use. Use the Website Evaluation Form.
Example of Website/Webpage Citation
Author's Last Name, First Name Middle Name (if noted). "Title of Webpage." Title of Website. Publisher or sponsor of the site (or N.p. if not given), Date of publication (or n.d. if not given). Web (this is the Source Medium). Date of access (written as day month year). <URL>.
MLA Style Guide
Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Abridged by Blanche Jennings Thomson. Rpt. in Adventures in Reading. Orlando: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1979. 560-726. Print.
Need Citation or Research Help?
You can contact Mrs. Seymour for help with citations, research, Turnitin, and technical issues. Content and assignment questions should be directed to your classroom teacher.