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ENG 380 Deconstructing the American South (Topics in Literature): Other Resources

Studies ways in which the mythology of the antebellum and post-emancipation American South functions within the larger American narrative

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Why Google Scholar?

Question: Why would you use Google Scholar?

Answer: Google Scholar identifies scholarly research materials from a broad range of subject areas.

Google Scholar offers a "cited by" feature - it will display a list of documents which cited the document you originally retrieved. This can be useful in determing how influential a source has been.  The list only includes documents available in Google Scholar, though.

Go into the preferences of Google Scholar and select Pepperdine University from Library Links.


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