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COMP111: Dr. Diamond-Amorello: Drama Assignment: "A Raisin in the Sun"

Welcome to this research guide that I created just for your class!

How to Create an EBSCOhost Account

Here's a tip that should help you organize your research in EBSCOhost: set up your own account and you will be able to save articles and access them whenever you are logged in. Here's a quick video to show you how to do that: http://screencast.com/t/l3LfhfDTJ0

Browse the Bucks Library Catalog

Quick Catalog Search

Think of an author you like.  Type the name into the search box and choose "author" from the dropdown menu.  You'll get a list of books in the Library written by that author.

Find:

As a:

How to Approach "Raisin in the Sun"

Hi Everyone,

So you have this assignment on A Raisin in the Sun and you're wondering if the librarian will help you out with some tips on how to search for information. Indeed. I just created this quick screencast for you: http://screencast.com/t/PED3FFSC. Watch it first. I used Death of A Salesman as my example, but the process is the same for any play you might want to research. The video will show you how to set up your search strategy in EBSCOhost, but you can use the same techniques in the other databases. These other databases are linked below. Use the techniques you've perfected in EBSCOhost in those databases, too.

Good luck!

  Databases

These library databases are useful for finding journal articles on literary subjects:

Accessing the Databases from Off-campus Locations

It is not unusual for students to have problems getting access to the library databases. Please don't despair! Read the information at this link, and if you still have problems, call our Technology Learning Center (TLC) at 215-497-8754.

Your Librarian