Some MLA search techniques that are useful:
Most book chapters are indexed in MLA, but you may find some more by searching the Five College Library Catalog. Try a keyword search such as:
“Epic literature” Africa*
or the name of the work (Mabinogian, Gilgamesh, Mahabharata)
Remember that you may find some ebooks in the catalog, as well as books in the other Five College Libraries which you can request for delivery to Smith.
RefWorks and Zotero are useful tools for managing your research and creating bibliographies. They work seamlessly with MLA.
If you find a citation in your searching and want to get a copy of the item, here are some steps to follow:
When searching in library databases you may see the button labeled "SCLinks". This button does the same thing as the steps above in a quick and easy way.
Reference sources can be used for background on your topic, such as historical context or an overview of a genre. These can be found online or in the reference section of Neilson Library.