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    How to write a bibliography and notes. Also links to Plagiarism site.
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    Introduction

    How to use this guide

    Welcome to the research guide for Classics. The menu on the left explains what is in this guide. This site is continuously updated by Yolanda Merrill, your librarian for the Humanities. Feel free to leave comments and rate this guide.

    How To Write an Academic Paper

    • Writing in the Humanities
      The Writing Center at Dartmouth College has put together a very useful guide on how to write a research paper in the humanities. Specific guides on how to write an Art History paper, an English paper, etc. are included.
     

    Writing a Classics Paper

    One of the most common concerns for a writer in the Classics is the perceived inability to be able to create anything that is fresh, new, or original. This fear can haunt writers paper after paper. They ask themselves unanswerable and unfair questions: "Can I ever do enough research to know that this is new? How do I know that there isn't some 50 year-old article written in German about this exact same topic?" (from the U of Richmond)

     

     

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