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English: 102 - Savard - Electric Sheep

English 102 - College Reading & Composition II

English 102 continues the development of skillful reading and writing, using the material of short stories, plays, and poetry.

Essay #2: Assignment

Review the assignment prompt and details.

Do Androids dream of Electric Sheep?

Author: Philip Dick

Philip Dick inspirational quotes (just for fun!):

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
 
It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.
 
Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.

Essay #2: Keywords

Identify the main concepts to use as keywords in the library catalog, databases, and while searching the Internet. 

Keywords:

animal, status, symbols, prize, success, humanity/environment relationship, values, American consumerism, American values, theories.

Books (Print & Electronic)

Print Books

  1. Use OneSearch from the library homepage
  2. From the Refine Results menu on the left side, click In the Library.

 

eBooks

  1. Use OneSearch from the library homepage
  2. Use the Refine Results menu on the left side
  3. Under the Available at LAHC - click Online
  4. Click the down arrow for the Resource Type heading - click Books

 

Ebsco eBooks

Books

Navigate to the Find Books tab and use the library catalog search box. 

Search by:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Keyword
  • Themes

OR

Connect to the catalog by viewing the books below. The images and examples below are for Essay #2.

  1. Click on the blue link or image to open the item record in the library catalog. Take note of the school location, call number, and status. 
  2. To find similar books, click on Catalog Record and look at the Subject Terms to see how the item was cataloged. 
  3. Click on the Subject Term to navigate to items cataloged with that term and view results. 

To begin a new search after viewing a book, click Search/Home on the top left bar. 

Databases

Navigate to the Find Articles tab and view the Databases by Subject page.

Recommended Subject Databases Collections:

  • Literature
    • Search all eight databases listed in this group

 

Recommended Search Terms:

  • Author
  • Book Title
  • Keywords