FIRST STEPS for REMOTE RESEARCH
For Background Information, Search:
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Use the notes and bibliographies from every useful source you find to turn up more articles on your topic. For a quick video on how to look up and request articles you cited, click here.
Finally, think about what sorts of publication the information you still need might be published and stored in, and therefore where you would need to look for it.
Contemporary public reactions?
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on a Works Cited Page for an article retrieved from a database:
Stuart, Christopher. "William Maxwell's So Long, See You Tomorrow and the Autobiographical Impulse." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, vol. 47, no. 3, 2006, pp. 261-73. MLA International Bibliography. Accessed 17 January 2013.
Thus the pattern is: