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Selected books in Butler Libraries collections
How to use this Guide
Welcome to the LibGuide created for the American Lit II! I'm happy to help you with your research. Please let me know when you have questions by contacting me via IM, phone, or e-mail (to the right).
The tabs above link you to the databases and resources that you may find helpful in information for your project, as well as citatation guidelines and resources.
In the Library
For our library activity, you'll be going to these three resources and examining what you find. We'll talk about the kinds of terms we'll want to use in our search and then get started searching each of these.
After you do a search, select one of your results and go through the CRAP Test (in the Evaluating Sources tab) to analyze that option's usefulness for your Cultural Case Study presentation.
WorldCat Discovery This link opens in a new window
Search Butler University Libraries and beyond for articles, books, media, and more.
Google Scholar This link opens in a new window
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
Produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), this database provides a subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.