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Comparative Literature

Browse library resources for the study of Comparative Literature

Welcome!

This guide is the starting point to help you find  library databases, search tools, and reference sources for comparative literature and linguistics topics. 

Citation Help

When you use the words, ideas, or creations of someone else, cite them. To make it easier to keep track of your sources, try a citation tool like Zotero. Not sure how to properly format your citations? Citation styles (MLA, APA, Chicago) give you detailed guidelines. The citation style you use will depend on the discipline, journal, or course for which you are writing. 

Citation Guide

 

Which Citation Style Should I Use?

  • A style guide or style manual is a set of standards for the writing and design of documents, either for general use or for a specific publication, organization or field.
  • A style guide provides uniformity in style and formatting within a document and across multiple documents.
  • Your professor will tell you which citation style to use for your paper or thesis. If not, the following list provides a general guide:

Zotero

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Zotero will automatically generate bibliographies and format your research papers in any of hundreds of styles including MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian. Zotero is easy to learn and has exciting features. 

If you have questions about setting up or using Zotero, check with a librarian or check the library's Getting Started with Zotero Guide.