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CANADIAN LITERARY CENTRE
A database focused on Canadian literature and includes biographies, essays, literary criticism.
EBSCOHost Research Databases
Select all databases and search by your chosen author or work.
ie. "Margaret Atwood literary criticism"
"Handmaid's Tale literary criticism"
As with Ebsco, search by your chosen author or work to find what the database has to offer. You may wish to narrow by subject area, or limit the dates on the left side to only find more current articles.
Literary Criticism Websites
Literary Criticism Videos
Citation Style Guides
Online Style Guides & Recommended Books
APA Style Guide from Purdue OWL
MLA Style Guide from Purdue OWL
A Concise Guide to MLA Style and Documentation by A CONCISE GUIDE TO MLA STYLE AND DOCUMENTATION is an affordable and classroom-tested resource that provides only the information students need most often and -- according to the author's own students -- is easier to use than the actual MLA Handbook. This edition incorporates several major changes from the new MLA Handbook, Seventh Edition. It also has a two-color design, a numbering system, and an index to help students find information quickly and easily. Here students will discover useful advice on gathering sources, compiling notes, summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting properly, and avoiding plagiarism.
Publication Date: 2009-07-14
A Guide to MLA Documentation by
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
Briefer, more affordable, and easier to use than the MLA's own handbook, this popular booklet features current MLA guidelines, a new section on evaluating online sources, and an up-to-date APA appendix. The guide also provides numerous examples, a sample research paper, and helpful hints on such topics as avoiding plagiarism and taking notes.
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