English 101 Ferreira: Articles

This is a guide for students in Professor Vanessa Ferreira's English 101 class.

MLA Citation example

What is the name of the Journal?

What is the title of the Article?

Who is the Author?    

What date was the article published?

What do the other numbers mean?


Neuman, Robert. "Disneyland's main street, USA, and its sources in hollywood, USA." The Journal of American Culture, vol. 31, no. 1, 2008, pp. 83-97

Background Information

General Database Search Strategies

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  • Use " " for phrase specific searching
  • The character is used as a wildcard: enforc* searches for enforce, enforced, enforcement, enforcing
  • AND narrows the search results
  • OR expands search results (used for synonyms or related words)
  • NOT excludes terms from a search

Intro to Databases

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Useful Databases