Ms. Thompson - AP Lang & English 11 - Follow a Columnist
Step-by-step database instructions (with screenshots!) can be found by clicking HERE.
- Use the Advanced Search feature in the databases to search for materials written by your author.
- Click Advanced Search to the right of the search box.
- Type your columnist's name in the first search box. Select Author/Creator in the drop down menu next to the search box. (See screenshot below.)
- If you want to search a specific publication as well, type the name of the publication (for example, New York Times, in the search box. Select Publication Title in the drop down menu to the right of the search box.
- Using the databases to find articles will allow you unlimited access to columns in publications that will require payment if read on the Internet (NY Times, Atlantic, etc).
- Save your articles to your Google Drive while in the Gale Databases. Then all your materials will be in one folder in your Drive.
Copyright & Creative Commons
- Do not steal images from online! It's the same as plagiarizing any other work, and it is not okay.
- Credit the creator or the source of your images. (This is the bare minimum.)
- Use Creative Commons or a specialized Google Search to find images that are licensed for reuse. Note: Even when using images that are licensed for reuse, you still need to credit the source of your image.
Click here to read about how to Cite a Digital Image in MLA 8th Edition