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CMP-203: Literature and Composition (Harris, Spring 2022)

Learning Objectives

A little girl dressed as Little Red Riding Hood with her husky dog dressed like Grandmother/the Wolf

Supposedly viral pictures from Carnival in Italy: "The girl, named Agata, was celebrating Carnival in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, dressed as the classic fairytale character Little Red Riding Hood." (Librarian note: there are no links to where these were originally published or posted. Also, no date on this story either.)


  1. Articulate the place of the academic library in the information landscape.
  2. Navigate and describe the resources available on the library home page.
  3. Differentiate between source types: scholarly/peer reviewed vs. others
  4. Use the library catalog to search for books and book chapters.
  5. Use Library One Search to search for literary criticism.
  • Place author and title into separate search boxes and toggle between keyword and subject.
  • Navigate the screen and understand search filters and options.
  • Limit by source type/understand source type of your results.
  • Evaluate results.
  • Modify search if necessary.
  • Get the full text (article or book/book chapter)

1. Introduce Literature Resources Map.

2. Review searching for literature criticism in Library One Search.

3. Review searching for literature criticism in the library catalog.

4. Introduce the special features of the MLA International Bibliography and use Literature Criticism Online and Dictionary of Literary Biography.

5. Learn how to find out more about your source type.

6. Learn how to find out more about your author.