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Your ENC1102 Research Paper requires the following sections:
A page (give or take) of an overview of the author’s life
A page (give or take) about the story in which your character appears
A page (give or take) analyzing the character’s impact or significance to the story
The SCF Libraries have the following resources to search for articles, books, ebooks, etc. for each of those sections.
Where to find information:
(Scroll down for examples)
RESERVES Collection is located in the Bradenton Library - Front Desk. These items are for use in the Library only.
REFERENCE collection is located in Second Floor, Rows 47-48. These items are for use in the Library only. Recommended: Short Stories for Students, Short Story Criticism, Twentieth Century Literature Criticism (TCLC), Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism (CLC).
QUICK SEARCH: Search for books by using the filter "available on shelf". Items marked "Circulation" can be checked out for 3 weeks.
DATABASES below for information on the author or on the story.
QUICK SEARCH for all-in-one results and use filters on left for different formats.
Search the SCF Catalog
"Quick Search" is our Library Catalog: Find print and electronic sources: "All-in-one"
How to search in the Quick Search:
Type in the title of the story, the name of the author, or both in the search box and click "Search".
You can change the search to "Library Catalog" instead of "Everything" to get only the SCF Library.
Use the "Tweak Your Results" option on the left menu:
- Click "Available on shelf" for print sources.
- Use "Resource Type" or "Subject" to narrow down the results.
Print: The RESERVES collection
Ask for these books at the SCF Bradenton Library's front desk.
Bring SCF ID to check out.
Take notes and/or photocopy the page used and the page with citation information.
Search literary criticisms for the world's most written about works. Also includes some biographies and primary resources helpful for iiterature reseach. Research poetry, find poems, analyze short stories, find a short story, fiction, drama and theater works.
Electronic Sources: Information about the author
To find biographies and articles about the author, open one of the links below and type in their name in the search box.
Some of the databases have a TAB on the top or a FILTER on the side that will limit the results to "BIOGRAPHIES"
Formerly known as "Virtual Reference Library". Wide ranging credible scholarship on many topics. Literature, short stories, poetry, science and social sciences are well covered. This is a great database to begin research.