FL 368:
Advanced German Composition

Fall 2005
Dr. Harry Roddy
Department of Foreign Languages & Literature
University of South Alabama

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University Library Homepage: http://library.southalabama.edu

Catalogs:

USA's Catalog--Reference, circulating, audio-visual and electronic books

encycloped? and german?
(dvd or vhs) limited to german

WorldCat.org. Contains all the records ( 55 million+) cataloged by OCLC member libraries.
Includes records representing 400 languages.

Our Journal List: A utility for finding Library holdings or licensed full-text journals. Use it when you have a citation to an article and wish to locate the article. If this fails, use Interlibrary Loan to obtain articles and books the library does not own.

Some Useful Periodical Databases/Indexes:

The following can be found on the Articles, Indexes, and Databases page unless otherwise stated.

JSTOR --This is a collection of full-text journals which are usually at least 3 to 5 years old, but often extend back many years. The journals may be searched separately or as a group. Use "Advanced Search" and limit to "Articles".

Periodicals Archive Online --similar to JSTOR, e.i. older issues only. Can limit by language.

Project Muse--recent full-text articles in many of the humanity disciplines.

MLA. EBSCO. No full-text included, but links to full-text in some other databases.An index of journal articles, books and dissertations by the Modern Language Association--electronically from 1963; contains over 1.5 million citations. International. Subjects include literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, historical aspects of printing and publishing, rhetoric, composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature.

Expanded Academic ASAP. Gale/ InfoTrac. General database--some journals in almost every field of study. Many full-text. Includes book reviews.

Academic Search Elite. Ebsco. Some full-text. Includes book reviews. General database--some journals in almost every field of study.

LexisNexis. Non-English Language News; German Language News. Change date range if necessary.

ArticleFirst. No full-text.

Arts and Humanities Search. A citation index covering 1,300 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals.

Important Web Sites:

DOAJ--Directory of Open Access Journals

Open Directory>Arts?Literature>World Literature [ http://dmoz.org/ ]

German Studies Web --ACRL

Smart Web Searching

Google Scholar Advanced

Google Advanced

Yahoo Advanced

Online Style Guides:

Bedford/St. Martin Sample Paper and Documentation

Plagiarism

Turnitin Information

 

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