Library Session
RL163 Boston's French Connection
Professor Jeff Flagg
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Shari Grove, Collection Development Librarian
Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr. Library Room 407  552-4481

1.    Introduction –

2.   Powerpoint

3.    Research strategy:  Research Guides: General, French Language & Literature or Bapst Art Library.
        The following steps will help you in forming a strategy for finding information on your topic. Don't hesitate to ask a librarian for     assistance.
4.    The need to document your book, journal article or web sources.
        For MLA Style and preparing a list of works cited, consult: Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 6th ed.
        New York: MLA, 2003.  Available at the O'Neill Library Reference Desk REF LB2369.G53 2003.  Link to styles

          According to MLA format, the basic entry for citing an internet source or electronic publication includes:
         Author's name. "Title of the doucment." Information about Print publication and/or Information about electronic publication.
         Access information includes: Date of access 11 July 2006 and the URL <http://www...>

5.    Citation styles for Research Papers:

6.    PLAGIARISM According to Boston College Policis and Procedures: "Plagiarism is the deliberate act of taking the words, ideas, data, illustrations, or statements of another person or source, and presenting them as one's own. Each student is responsible for learning and using proper methods of paraphrasing and footnoting, quotation, and other forms of citation, to ensure that the original author, speaker, illustrator, or source of the material used is clearly acknowledged."
7.  RefWorks is a Web-based bibliographic citation management tool that assists users in creating personal collections of citations     by easily importing references from online databases. These references can then be inserted into papers and RefWorks will     automatically format the footnotes and bibliography in over 50 different styles including MLA. To set up your personal     RefWorks account or access your existing account from on campus, Go to: