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 Researching American literature from its beginning to 1865 

   Washington Irving and his Literary Friends at Sunnyside: From left to right: Henry T. Tuckerman (1813-1871), Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894), William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870), Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790-1867), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806-1867), William H. Prescott (1796-1859), Washington Irving, James Kirke Paulding (1778-1860), Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870), James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851), and George Bancroft (1800-1891).


Library Orientation Objectives:

  • Define the research process​
  • Find articles on a variety of literature topics using library databases and Google Scholar​
  • Review MLA 8th ed. citation resources

Presentation Info

Heather Ott, Librarian

PowerPoint Pres. Fall 21