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Writing Studies & Composition1: Prof. Montemurro: Information Sheets

Use this guide to help you find the resources you need to do your WSC001 assignment.

Basic Library Information

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Information Sheets: Printable Handouts

Distinguishing Between Scholarly and Popular Books: A chart showing differences between scholarly and popular books

Distinguishing Between Scholarly and Popular Articles: A chart showing some of the hints you can use for identifying scholarly journals.

Identifying Sources in a Bibliography: When reading a bibliography or works cited list, how do you know what type of source you are dealing with? Here are some clues.

Glossary: Confused by some of the terms you run into? Here are some definitions.

Contact Information

Ann Grafstein, M.L.S, Ph.D.
Professor of Library Services
902H Axinn Library
516-463-5052

ann.grafstein@hofstra.edu

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