1. Introduction –
RL304.01 Boston et ses rencontres françaises
Professor Jeff Flagg
Friday, January 21, 2005
Shari Grove, Collection Development Librarian
Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr. Library Room 407
2. How to access course reserve readings:
Quest Library Catalog/ [More BC Library Catalogs]/ Course/Online
Select search type: Instructor Name begin….
Then locate: Records for Flagg, James F.
How to print, how to save your reading.
3. Research strategy:
General, French Language & Literature or Bapst Art Library. http://www.bc.edu/libraries/research/guides/
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
- State your topic.
- Find background information on your topic.
- Use Quest to find books, nonprint media, archival information, and
- Use databases (indexes and abstracts) to find periodical articles.
- Use the Internet to find other sources for your topic.
- Evaluate your frindings.
- Write your paper. Write and document. Consider using RefWorks and
Write & cite.
- Use MLA format for your bibliography (List of works cited)
For MLA Style and preparing a list
of works cited, consult: Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of
Research Papers. 4th ed.
New York: MLA, 1995.
Available at the O'Neill Library Reference Desk.
Link to styles
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: http://www.bc.edu/refworks