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SPAN 2550: Introducción a la literatura y cultura Latinx (McFadden): Course Objectives (SPAN 2550 - McFadden)

SPAN 2550 (McFadden) - Course Objectives

At the end of the library session, students will be able to:
  • Identify appropriate databases and other sources of reliable information to complete the course assignments.
  • Become familiar with the MLA citation style guidelines.

SPAN 2550 (McFadden) - Goals

Each student will write a four-page essay. There are 3 important dates:

  • Thesis and bibliography - DUE October 8 (5:00 pm)
  • Rough draft of essay - DUE October 26 (5:00 pm)
  • Final essay - DUE November 24 (5:00 pm)

SPAN 2550 (McFadden) - Style Guide

There are various styles for creating bibliographies and citing authors in your research papers. Basic information about some of the more popular styles can be seen from the Libraries' homepage. Click the "Services" tab on the top of the UGA Libraries Webpage, then look for "Citation Style Guides" under the "Research & Teaching" column on the left, including the MLA Handbook. (Copies of the 2016 edition of the MLA Handbook are available at the Main, Science and Miller Learning Center Reference areas. There are also copies on the third floor of the Main Library: PN203 .G53 2016.)

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