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Readers in small reading room at New York Public Library

Dr. Boyer Wednesday 2-5 and Friday 1-4 and by appointmentChambers 2149 Dr. Fache Tuesday 2-3 & Wednesday 11-12 & by appointment Chambers 2154 Dr. Jankovic By appointment. Dr. Pyle Dr. Robb By appointment. Dr. Sample By appointment. Dr…. Read More

How to Read a Film

snippet of film celluloid

Scholarly Conversation Research Guide

Nancy Drew holding a magnifying glass

Davidson Writer

Van Every Smith Galleries Collection

Detail from “4 Queer African Women in the Snow,” from Limitless Africans

Library Resources

Batman and Robin going to the library

On definitions, by Prof. Robb

Dictionary and magnifying glass

Part 1: Descriptive and prescriptive One major division is between descriptive and prescriptive definitions. Descriptive definitions define a term (or concept) as it’s currently used—if not universally, at least within a given community. Prescriptive definitions, by contrast, say… Read More

The Purdue OWL

An owl

John Crosland, Jr. Center For Teaching and Learning

Tutoring at the Center for Teaching and Learning

How to Write About Contemporary Art

Cover of "How to Write About Contemporary Art"
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