Below you will find links to online resources that have been chosen by Ms. Martin to help with your assignments.

Proper Referencing

  • Citation Maker (MLA)
  • Sample MLA Works Cited (including List of Images Used)
    • a works cited is in alphabetical order, with hanging indents
    • For any photos you use in a PowerPoint, pamphlet or other publication, remember to number the photo in the bottom right-hand corner, and create a separate numbered List of Images Used. Do NOT cite Google Images – cite the page where the photo is posted!

Great Gatsby

Research databases & eBooks:

    • Salem eBooks ~ full-text access (with same “remote password” as InfoTrac) to:
      • Great Lives from History: the 20th Century encyclopedia ~ biographies
      • Critical Insights: The Great Gatsby ~ this eBook includes essays that provide the reader with cultural, historical, comparative, and critical contexts for understanding Gatsby. Other information includes the cultural and historical contexts of Fitzgerald’s work, critical overviews, and a series of critical readings that focus on narrative style, color symbolism, and character analysis among other topics
      • Critical Insights: the American Dream ~ see the chapter by James Nagel on The Great Gatsby and the American Dream
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (InfoTrac) ~ houses all of our eBooks; try searching specific names or places (e.g. Ellis Island, Ku Klux Klan, Ty Cobb, etc.)
    • Great Gatsby (Lighthouse Literature Studies) ~ you’ll need the the printed book from the library to answer the “password” question
    • Britannica School (to access from home, this one has a different password from InfoTrac – see Ms. Martin)

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