Defining Freedom Project Guide

GENERAL RESOURCES

LHS Catalog

See what books may be in the local collection.

 

World Book Online

Find information about some popular movies and books.

Explora

  • Search the title of your book or movie in quotation marks; e.g. “The Long Walk to Freedom”.
  • Try another search using the same search term plus review; e.g. “The Long Walk to Freedomreview
  • Limit (on left of results page): Select full text, publication dates, and source types.
  • Advanced Search: more search options.
  • Topic Overview: provides an overview of the topic.
  • View: original (pdf full text) form, or html full text (may be easier to read).
  • Cite (on the right): Select your citation format and copy citation.
  • For additional articles, return to the search results or use the Find Similar Results button.

QUOTATIONS


WILLIAMSBSURG REGIONAL LIBRARY DATABASES
WJCC students can now access most of the databases at WRL by using the letters WJCC and your school ID.  For example: wjcc1234567890

Literati

Choose the Browse option at the very top of the page and select Books. Use the arrow-down limiters on the left side of the page to drop down to Language and Literature and then select Quotations. You will find 13 quotation resources. Here are three recommended ones:

Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations- Search quotations by author.

Respectfully Quoted ******* Search quotations by subject.

Film Quotations- Under Contents, select Freedom to find movie quotes about freedom.

 


BOOKS

GALE DATABASES & eBOOKS

 Fine Arts and Music Collection

Search for the title of your book (or movie). Select Full Text on the right. You can find reviews and articles.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Scroll down to Literature or click on Literature on the right, and select:

Novels for Students 

If you search for Freedom, you will find a list of novels that deal with the theme of freedom. This reference source covers works through 2003. Find plot summaries, characters, themes, historical context, criticisms, and more.

 

WILLIAMSBSURG REGIONAL LIBRARY DATABASES
WJCC students can now access most of the databases at WRL by using the letters WJCC and your school ID.  For example: wjcc1234567890

Contemporary Literary Criticisms

Find literary criticisms. Presents significant published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers now living or who died after January 1, 2000.

 

Literary Reference Center *******

Find reviews, reference, and criticisms about authors, novels, & more. Full-text database that brings together information from major literary encyclopedias and reference works and hundreds of literary journals.

 


FILM REVIEWS

 

New York Times Movie Reviews  *******

Find well written and thoughtful movie reviews. Use the search function.

 

GALE DATABASES & eBOOKS

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Search for the title your movie (or book). Select Full Text on the right. You can find reviews and articles.

 

WILLIAMSBSURG REGIONAL LIBRARY DATABASES
WJCC students can now access most of the databases at WRL by using the letters WJCC and your school ID.  For example: wjcc1234567890

Ebsco Masterfile

Choose Advanced Search, then select Film Reviews under the Document Type.  Enter the film name or director’s name and search.