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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

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

User name: 881234567
PIN: 0225


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


Search in:

Need help? See the "How to Search JSTOR" guide.


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

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