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Film: SP19: HST205/TI234 Reel America

This library research guide supports program areas that are a part of Butler University's College of Communication.

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How to Avoid Plagiairism

Reception Paper Resources

Via your assignment:

Learning to locate primary sources and to use databases: You will have approximately 5-7 primary sources based on your research. Please be sure to provide proper citations and a URL.

You will be using this database to  "locate at least two sources related to your film either directly or indirectly."  To make sure your professor can get to these sources you include the URL from the bottom in the Source Citation but you may still want to point to the specific pages/documents that you used. 

Register for free and search. Be sure to go into the records and then search, do not use the "Site Search" in the top corner. 

Find at least two sources from this collection. Use the "Book/Volume Details" to help you cite these sources. 

Reception resources not related explicitly to censorship or industry writing. Find newspaper or other primary sources about your film. Use the databases listed below to search through newspapers. 

You will need at least two secondary, academic articles for your paper. The following databases can help you:

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