Library Class Assignment
Professor Julie Carey,
November 6, 2017
Get out a blank sheet of notebook paper and write your name and today's date.
You will turn in this sheet to Professor Carey at the end of class.
- Write down the topic you've selected to research.
- Write down some keywords that describe your topic. (Remember, you can add new or better words as you search).
- Using your keywords, try a database search in A) Opposing Viewpoint OR B) GVRL.
- Write down the TITLE of the best article you found and the name of the library database where you found it.
- Click on the TITLE of the article to open it up.
- With out closing your article database page, open a new Microsoft Word or Google Docs document for yourself. Title the page “Works Cited.”
- Go back to your open article and select the “Citation Tools” button on the right side of the article database screen. Select MLA 8 format; your citation will appear in the text box.
- Cut and paste (Command C, Command V) the entire article citation into your “Works Cited” page.
- Use a citation guide to make sure your article is cited correctly. Use A) MLA Quick Guide library handout and B) Purdue OWL website. Select From here, select MLA In-text Citations: The Basics. Then scroll down to Citing non-print or sources from the Internet
- If using Microsoft Word, save your Works Cited page to the computer desktop and email it to yourself.