English 155 (Zang): "Comparing photographs: Weegee and Mark"

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Reference Resources

Grove's Dictionary of art (34 v.)
Location: Reference Room N31.D5 1996 and online
Icons of photography : the 20th century. Munich ; New York : Prestel, 1999.
Location: Reference Room TR 653 F66213 1999.

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Collection of full text scholarly journals in the arts and humanities. Search Weegee or "Mary Ellen Mark"

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - 2001)
Many of Weegee's photographs appeared in the New York Times. Also book reviews and articles about exhibitions
Tip: Recent issues of the Los Angeles Times and the Daily News newspapers are available online. Lexis-Nexis Academic carries the current 6 months of the Los Angeles Times as well as other California newspapers. Proquest Newpapers carries a much longer backfile for the Los Angeles Times, 1885-.

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Web Sites

Getty Museum: Explore Artists
Introducing Visual Culture: Ways of Looking at All Things Visual
Course notes for Martin Irvine, Georgetown University
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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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