The following links can be very helpful for online research.
Use the following search engines for help find information about a subject
that you want to write about. The best way to search with these engines is to
try a few of them and use a combination of different "search" words.
instance, if you are searching for information on the life of Langston Hughes
and his time at Lincoln University, then write "Langston Hughes," and put both
words in quotation marks. Then, for some search engines, find the link that allows
you to search within results, and then type in "Lincoln University," also this
time in quotation marks.
These are the most effective search engines:
The following links are excellent tools for writing your papers:
The Merriam-Webster dictionary
The Modern Languages Association web site; current
MLA style questions.
Owl: The Original OnLine Writing lab
Amherst College: Resources for Writers
Texas Tech University Online Writing Lab. This OWL allows you to interact
The American Psychological Association web site; current APA style.
College's Online Writing Lab. Good help for proofreading.
following links are for ENG 250 Introduction to Cinema:
Film History by Decade
Main Film Genres
Film Terms Glossary/Dictionary
Glossary of Cinematic Terms
Film Theory (Wikipedia links on page)
Why Are Movies So Bad? Or, the Numbers
If you have
any comments or know of any other good links, please send email to Dr.