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Comparative Literature 791N: Native American Indians & Contemporary Graphic Narrative Arts

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Comparative Literature 791N: Native American Indians & Contemporary Graphic Narrative Arts

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This guide is designed to aid you in your research. It has a section on book searches, a page for the best academic databases, and, at the left, a number of PowerPoint presentations on how to use the library more effectively for your classwork.

For more information on Native Americans, check out the Native American Indians Studies page by Isabel Espinal.

RefWorks

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RefWorks is a bibliographical management software which will help you organize your citations, articles, books, etc. paid for by the UMass Amherst Library, that the UMass Amherst community can access from the Library website. RefWorks collects, stores, and organizes citations from books, articles from databases, web sites, and other sources. RefWorks automatically converts citations into properly formatted bibliographies

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