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Seminar on Demand - English 1302: Library Seminar - Short Story Literary Criticism

This is a recording of a virtual seminar for English 1302. The seminar uses Herman Melville's short story, "Bartleby the Scrivener" as the literary work to be analyzed.

MLA Paper Format

English 1302 : Recorded Library Seminar

English 1302 Recorded Seminar  

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This on-demand seminar is for students taking the English 1302 course.       

Divided into three parts, this seminar will provide instruction on how to get assistance from a librarian, search and retrieve resource materials for a  research paper about early American literature, and format an MLA    style paper.  

For this recorded, live seminar, the short story "Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe was used.  

If problems are experienced while viewing this recording, please contact the Virtual Services Librarian at [email protected]

After viewing the recorded seminar, please send an e-mail to the Virtual Services Librarian requesting the post-seminar assessment survey link.  The survey must be completed to receive credit for attending this library seminar.   

Topics Covered:

  • Searching and Retrieving Resource Materials
    • Databases 
      • Selecting a Database
      • Logging In
      • Setting Limiters
      • Key Word Searching
      • Harvesting Sources and Citations
    • Catalog - Discovery Searching
  • MLA  Style 
    • Paper Formatting
    • In-Text Citations
      • What needs to be cited
    • Source Citations
  • Getting Assistance
    • In-Person
    • E-Mail 
    • Live Chat / Text Chat
    • Research Paper Mentoring - [email protected]
      • Help With Papers
      • Paper Proofreading
    • Research Study Guides
    • Video Tutorials