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HOW DO I? •Request an Item the Library Doesn't Own
•Print to a Network Printer
•Access Digital Newspapers (NY Times, Wall St. Journal, Waterbury Republican American)
•Access the Papyrus
•Download Audiobooks/eBooks
•Find and Evaluate Websites
•Find Primary Sources
•Use Noodletools
COURSE GUIDES DATABASES

The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library


Honors Comparative Literature: Heian Japan: Home

 

Researching Contexts for The Tale of Genji

 

 
REFERENCE DATABASES 

 

JOURNAL ARTICLE DATABASES
IMAGES and VIDEO

Images and videos in the Reference Databases above may also be used (and must be cited).

NOTE: Citations for images / video should appear on the same slide as the image/  video, rather than in your bibliography.

Google Images 

On your image search results page:

  • Click on Tools.
  • Click on Size and choose Large so you get a clear, sharp image for your slide.
  • Click on Usage Rights and choose Creative Commons Licenses which allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, so long as attribution is given to the creator.

Best Practices for Attribution with examples; from Creative Commons.

 
PRINT and eBOOK REFERENCE SOURCES

BOOKS ON RESERVE

SEARCH RHINOCAT for additional materials on your topic
 
RhinoCat is the Library's automated catalog of books, ebooks, and other library materials.
  • keyword search using a broad term will yield the most hits. 
  • When you identify a book that looks useful, click on the book title to open the book's full record. 
    • Click on subject headings to find other books with the same subject headings.
    • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Browse shelf to see books that sit to the left and right on the shelf.

Search RhinoCat 

 


WEBSITES
Selected Websites
 
You can also find trustworthy websites through the following:
  • Britannica Academic Articles include links to recommended websites.
  • SweetSearch, A Search Engine for Students searches only credible websites approved by research experts. 
  • Google Limit your search to reliable domains by including the phrase AND site:edu OR site:gov OR site:ac.uk  (edu for educational institutions in the U.S.; gov for U.S. government agencies; ac.uk for educational institutions in the United Kingdom) .
Google Web Search

If you have any questions, see
Mr. Padgett, Ms. Taylor, or Mr. Previti
OR email us at 
spadgett@taftschool.org  
  taylorp@taftschool.org
rpreviti@taftschool.org
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