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English 103 - Boutry: Getting Started

Research guide for Professor Boutry's English 103 class

Remote Access

Access articles and electronic books from the Library's subscription databases from off-campus! When you click on a database, you will be prompted for your user name (your student ID) and PIN (the two-digit month and day of your birth in MMDD format). You can also go directly to https://library.wlac.edu.

Example for student with ID number 88-123-4567 born February 25th:

User name: 881234567
PIN: 0225

Searching

Scroll to the bottom of the page to view a video tutorial and handout on database searching, search tips and recommended databases.

Artemis Literary Resources

JSTOR

ProQuest

Database Searching

Watch this brief video tutorial on searching library databases for literary criticism and reviews.

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Search Tips and Handout

Search tips:

Filter sources to limit your search to reviews or literary criticism

Use AND to narrow your results
Ex: Humbert AND jealousy

Use OR to broaden your results
Ex: women OR girls

Use " " to search for an exact phrase
"Reading Lolita in Tehran"

Use * to retrieve forms of the word beginning with the letters before the *
Ex: adolescen* retrives adolescent, adolescence

Subject Guide

Susan Trujillo
Contact:
310-287-4269

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