Research assignments require you to locate relevant and reliable sources to support your analysis and writing. This web page is to help you cut down on the time you spend looking for resources and locating the best scholarly sources in the CSUSM collection and beyond.
Check your assignment guides for specifics!
Using the example of Essay ONE and the ancillaries--this involves reading and research related to Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck. You are required to find at least 3 different types of scholarly sources to support your discussion of an issue from the 1960s.
The tabs on this course guide cover general research strategies (everyone should review this), specific resources for the assignments, and help on citing sources properly in MLA style.
Do not hesitate to ask for help and do not wait until the last minute. Sources are available, but some may take a little time to locate or access full text.
NOTE: for your reading of Travels with Charley, you may find this site helpful A Dictionary of Old Hobo Slang
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