This section of my English 101 instruction guide is for resources specific to students enrolled in sections taught by Professor Katie O'Neil, who are working with Digital Scholarship Librarian Colleen Greene. These resources are in addition to those covered throughout the rest of this guide.
The students will analyze a piece of media (show, movie, text, or video) and evaluate it according to the conventions of the genre (answering whether your media is a successful example of the genre or assess whether it's a good example of the genre). A secondary source (peer reviewed article) is required for this essay.
At the end of our instruction session, you will be able to:
OneSearch is the Pollak Library's discovery tool that allows you to search many, but not all, of our research databases at the same time. Think of it as a mega database. Because OneSearch indexes and searches across many of our databases, it is an excellent tool to use when starting a new research project.
Take this interactive tutorial to learn about navigating the Library's homepage and using the OneSearch tool to locate articles, books, and more!
OneSearch in One Minute (1:01)
Watch this Pollak Library video to learn how to use OneSearch in just sixty seconds!
Professor Peterson's classes use the MLA citation style.
This tutorial offers an introduction to MLA 9th edition citation style and the resources available for consultation.
Explore the Pollak Library's Citations guide, in particular the two visual Infographic cheat sheets for MLA 9th and 9th editions.
Professor Wessling's classes use the MLA or APA citation style.
This tutorial offers an introduction to APA 7th edition citation style and the resources available for consultation.
Explore the Pollak Library's Citations guide, in particular the two visual Infographic cheat sheet for APA 7th edition.