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ROML 2550: Introduction to Latinx/e Studies: Literature and Culture (Fulford): Course Objectives (ROML 2550 - Fulford)

ROML 2550 (Fulford) - 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.
  • Practice searching improve and refine searching skills.
  • Know where to find the MLA citation style guidelines.

ROML 2550 (Fulford) - Goals

Each student will write an end of term essay: 5-6 pages plus a page for works cited.

Due dates (in ELC by 11:59 pm):

  • Topic proposals - October 13
  • First draft of essay - November 10
  • Final paper - December 14

ROML 2550 (Fulford) - 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 "Help & Services" tab on the top of the UGA Libraries Webpage, then look for "Citation Style Guides" under the "Research" column on the left, including the 9th edition of the MLA Handbook. (Copies of the 2016 8th 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. There are also copies of the 2021 9th edition in the stacks and at the Main, Science and Miller Learning Center Reference areas: LB2369 .M53 2021.)

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