Help with Research
MPLD subscribes to many databases in all subject areas that are free to cardholders. Databases are perfect resources to use for homework and research papers and include reference works, periodicals, and peer reviewed materials.
McHenry County College Library – Information Literacy Tutorial.
ALA - Using Primary Sources on the Web - finding, evaluating, and citing primary sources.
Internet Public Library IPL2 Literary Criticism - contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.
Internet Public Library - Online Literary Criticism Guide.
Purdue OWL – online writing lab - writing resources and instructional material and information to assist with many writing projects.
EasyBib - free bibliography generator.
KnightCite - MLA, APA, & Chicago Style; all formats.
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