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English 1020: Get Started

This guide is designed to help you find academic sources for your English 1020 papers, as well as assist you in correctly citing your sources in MLA style.

Citing Sources Using MLA Style

Go to the Citation Resources tab above for information about citing sources using MLA Style.

Off Campus Access

When you are off campus and you select a link to an online resource from the Woodward Library website, you will be prompted to provide your Last name (username) and "A number" (password) to login.

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If you have problems accessing resources from off campus, please call the Library’s Access Services Desk at 931-221-7978 or Ask a Librarian

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What you should learn as you research and write about literary topics

  • Demonstrate that you are able to recognize, find, and use scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and book chapters by including only these sources in your completed assignment;

  • Demonstrate that you are able to to cite different types of sources by correctly citing all sources used in MLA style in your completed assignment;

  • Demonstrate that you are able to distinguish among biographical information, reviews, and literary criticism; and

  • Demonstrate that you are able to distinguish among primary, secondary, and tertiary literary sources.

Concept Refresher - Scholarly Articles

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Research Appointment

APSU undergraduate and graduate students may schedule a consultation with a Librarian to obtain assistance with your in-depth research or thesis topic.

APSU Writing Center located in the Library

The APSU Writing Center is located on the Library's main floor just past Starbuck's Coffee and the RAD.