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Writing 101: After the End of the World: Getting started

Course Guide for Writing 101: After the End of the World

Citing sources

Create a free account in Zotero or Endnote to manage your citations.

Popular Non-Scholarly Sources

Here are some non-scholarly publications that focus on criticism of various types of media (film, tv, books, video games). This isn't an exhaustive list, but could give you some ideas of places to start looking. The effectiveness of the search function on these sites varies. If you're having trouble finding related articles via the site-specific search you may want to try Googling your topic/text with the publication name (for instance: The Last of Us New Yorker). 




Video Games

Finding articles for your research projects

The topics for this course are very interdisciplinary, meaning that different students might need to use different databases from different disciplines. Here are some suggestions.

Finding books & media for your research projects

The library catalog lets you search for books, journals, DVDs, music, and research materials that are available in the Duke University Libraries.

When you know exactly what you want:

  • Search the library catalog by title or author of the work (Ex. Mccann, Colum).
  • Use the catalog's advanced search for the most precise searching.

When you are starting a search on a new topic:

  • Use the default keyword search to see what books we have on a particular topic (Ex. civil war).
  • Click on relevant suggested subjects for more focused search results (Ex. united states - history - civil war, 1861-1865).

Looking for even more tips and tricks?  Check out this guide to locating and requesting books and ebooks.

Meet your librarian

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Ira King
Lilly Library
Room 108
Subjects: Disability Studies