This guide works best by accessing it within Atlas. Follow these steps:
Note: If you do not access this guide thorugh Atlas, you will be prompted for a Borrower ID and PIN when you click on the links to the databases
Remember that although many of the library databases provide MLA citations for electronic sources, it is your responsibility as a student to ensure that all of your citations are correct.
Be sure to compare any database generated citations to the library's MLA guides online (link below), the official MLA Handbook (located at the second floor Reference Desk), or your Little Seagull Handbook.
Peer reviewed, academic articles can be accessed through the library's databases.
"Popular" sources can include any material that is not peer reviewed or produced by an academic entity. Newspapers and magazines fall into this category. However newspapers and magazines can still make excellent sources for a research paper and are available through the library.
Explore the library's database collection and see other databases that may be useful for your topic.
You will see a list of subject categories that you can expand. Within each category is a list of databases with content in that subject area.