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This guide will assist undergraduate students in developing and researching their topics in the Fantasy and Romance course (ENGLIT 1572).

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Fantasy and Romance - Greensburg Campus

This guide will assist you in developing your research topic and subsequent paper for ENGLIT 1572: Fantasy and Romance.  No matter which major paper assignment option you choose, you will be required to some research.  This guide will provide you with links to helpful sites, including PITTCat+, online databases, and online tutorials to help you successfully complete your research.

The Research Process in a Nutshell

  • Develop a topic that asks a question or poses a problem that interests you.
  • Select appropriate search terms for your subject. For example:
    • Fantasy
    • Arabian Nights
    • Norse mythology
    • Ursula Le Guin
    • Arthurian romance
  • Search PITTCat+ and subject-oriented databases.
  • Revise your topic. Determine how you will answer your question.
  • Evaluate your resources carefully.
  • Don't forget that you can always ask a librarian for help!

This worksheet will help you to develop a search strategy and understand how to evaluate a scholarly journal article.

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Renee Kiner
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Millstein Library, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

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