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ENG 161: Modern American Literature (Gamache): 3. News & Social Media

3.   “In the News”: News & Social Media presence: Head to The New York Times, plus Instagram and Twitter to check out what’s going on with the author’s legacy now. Using the “search” feature on The New York Times, has the author been in the news recently? Why? For social media, using hashtags, are there any cool memes, media content, quotes, holidays, groups, upcoming events, cool things we should know, etc.? 

How to cite The New York Times: Website > News article 

Website: Twitter Search using name or hashtag; Instagram Search using hashtags

How to cite in NoodleTools: Website > Microblog 

Note:  If you resort to Google to look for articles, please know that you have to use sources that are both authored and credible, which can be 

complicated in web research. Email your professor or a librarian if  you need help vetting a source.


News Website

The New York Times Added a Record 587,000 New Digital Subscribers ...

Creating Citations


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Noodlebib, also known as Noodletools, is a website that helps you to create and properly format a works cited page.

New accounts must be created either on campus or by clicking the link below:


Access Library Databases from Off Campus

Students log in using their A# and a library password to access library databases from off-campus. 

You will be prompted with this login screen:


Make sure you enter a capital "A" for your A#. Your initial library password is your birthdate in this format: mmddyyyy. 

For example, if you were born on January 6, 1995, your password would be 01061995 

If needed, you can reset your password by going to this link or by contacting a librarian.

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