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Spanish 403: Introduction

Exemplary Monsters
Professor Walfrido Dorta
Spring 2018

Your Librarian

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Christine Ménard
Contact:
Sawyer Library
Research Services, Room 347D
413-597-2515
cmenard@williams.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Purpose of this Guide

This guide is designed to provide an introduction to conducting library research for Spanish 403 / Comp 405. 

It provides: 

  • List of core databases to use to find scholarly articles 
  • Tips for advanced smart searching
  • Search Strategies for book searching  
  • Link to citation styles

Starting Point

  1. Use known sources as jumping off points. Trace citations from the notes and bibliographies
  2. Follow the scholarly conversation by tracing citations 
  3. Use the library catalog as preliminary search engine 
  4. Search for articles in the databases
  5. Don't forget to attribute your sources. Consult the library citation guide 

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