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Introduction to Literature  

This is a guide to help students in Professor E. Shannon's Introduction to Literature class. This guide will help in navigating the library to find useful resources for their assignment as well as provide a basic introduction to literature resources.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2012 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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NYPL Exhibit

Shelley's Ghost

For the first time, selections from Mary Shelley'sFrankenstein manuscript will be available for public viewing in the United States.

February 24 through June 24, 2012 Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (New York Public Library)


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Focus Your Research 

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Find Books
Find items held at the Potter Library

Find Articles
Find both popular and scholarly articles

Evaluate Your Sources
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Cite Your Sources
Guides and Resources for citing in MLA

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