English 155 (Wells): "Hurricane Katrina: Factors & Issues"

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Reference Resources

Opposing viewpoints
Location: various
Roth, John K. Encyclopedia of social issues
Location: Reference Room HN57 .E59 1997 6 v.
Schneider, Stephen H. Encyclopedia of climate and weather. New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Location: Reference Room QC854 .E523 1996 2 v.

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Writing Guides

Bibliography and Style Guides
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MLA handbook.
Location: REF LB2369 .G53 2002
MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing / Joseph Gibaldi.
Location: REFRM PN147 .G444 1998
UTEL MLA-Style Bibliography Builder 1.0b by Dennis G. Jerz
The world's easiest guide to using the MLA : a user-friendly manual for formatting research papers according to the Modern Language Association style guide / Carol J. Amato; edited by Claudia Suzanne.
Location: Ref and Floor 2 LB2369 .A488 1999
Writing research papers : a complete guide / James D. Lester, James Lester, Jr.
Reserve Room: LB2369 .L4 2002
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