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EN 101: Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies (O'Driscoll)

English 101, Spring 2018, Prof. Sally O'Driscoll


Use this guide to discover resources for your research assignment.  See information on how to evaluate sources, find peer-reviewed articles and scholarly books, trace citations to find additional sources, find background and web sources, create annotated bibliographies, and more.

M. NourbeSe Philip performing Zong!, via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA 2.0

Research Assignment

Assignment Requirements:

  • Annotated bibliography due 4/16
  • Full assignment due 4/23

Basic instructions:

  • 5-page paper worth 30% of grade (paper = 20%, research/citation = 10%, annotated bibliography = 10%).  See the assignment sheet for further instructions on how to create an annotated bibliography (additional examples are available here).  All entries should adhere to MLA citation style (8th edition). 

You MUST include 4 external scholarly sources:

You CAN also use reputable websites and other digital or web-based sources IN ADDITION to the 4 scholarly sources listed above.