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Beowulf/Grendel

Newspaper Project

       

 Books and eBooks in the collection

 

  • Search the catalog for books on the shelves and links to eBooks and some of the databases - use the password list to open the databases.

 

  • Click on Resource Lists in the left column and the public list tab for a preselected list for this assignment

           

Databases

 

General Interest - Reference

                     

Gale Reference eBooks (metu_log)

        Citations are at the end of the articles, in MLA format. 

 

Explora for Secondary Schools (meshinf/mhslib1!)

        Search newspapers, magazines, reference books, primary source  documents, biographies, maps, photos, and/or radio and television transcripts in one search.     

                                   

Oxford Reference (metboe/metboe)      

         Use Advanced Search – Check only the types of sources & subjects you would like to search. 

                                   

 

Government  - History

 

History Database Center (29305000443887)

          Search Ancient and Medieval History Online section for this project

                       

Infotrac (metu_log)

          Use the World History Collection

 

 

 

Literature – Music

 

Bloom’s Literary Reference (29305000443887)                                       

          Use Advanced Search, check “By Entry Type” boxes for Overviews and Synopses, Analyses and Criticism, Topics and Themes, and Characters. 

 

Literary Reference Center (meshinf/mhslib1!)

          Use the tabs above the results and the Narrow Results by Subject on the left to better classify your results

 

Magazines – Newspapers

                       

EBSCOhost Web (meshinf/mhslib1!)      

          Check the boxes for MasterFILE Premier, MAS Ultra, Academic Search Premier and any others from the list of available databases that you think may be helpful before you start your search.

 

 ProQuest (HTJ2PF24GS/WELCOME)   

           Search the New York Times from 1851 to today’s edition.

 

Internet

 

 

  • BBC - History

         http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/anglo_saxons/

                An overview of the Anglo-Saxons, their culture and legends produced by the British Broadcasting Company.

 

  • The British Museum 

       https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/the-british-museum?v.view=grid

               Google has archived the London museum's Anglo-Saxon collection.