English Department Resources

English Department Resources

Modern Language Association
National Council of Teachers of English
Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
Two-Year College English Association (TYCA)
Community College Humanities Association
National Association for Developmental Education
National Communication Association
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Academia The EServer Resources, forums, journals, calls for papers, texts, and more
The Chronicle of Higher Education

General Resources HOW-TO 1101, Reference for General Department Guidelines
Common Course Outlines
Education Lesson plans, course notes, courseware, etc. with a Creative Commons copyright license

Texts 2012-2013 ENGLISH TEXTBOOK SCHEDULE, List of Authorized Textbooks for the Humanities Department
Gutenberg 16,000 Electronic books (mostly public domain)
Bartleby Includes reference works (dictionary, thesaurus, quotations, usage guides, et al.) and verse, fiction and non-fiction texts.
Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities
Text Encoding Initiative Guidelines and projects for marking up literary and linguistic texts
American Rhetoric Online Speech Bank (over 5,000 speeches, some with audio versions)
Wikibooks "a collection of open-content textbooks that anyone can edit"

Literary Resources GPC Reads "a book club open to students, faculty, staff, and community members with the goal of connecting our community of readers with authors"
Literary Resources on the Net by Jack Lynch (one of the oldest and best meta-sites)
The Voice of the Shuttle A vast collection of links in the humanities
The Literary Encyclopedia "a state-of-the-art and increasingly comprehensive reference work focused on literature in English and its cultural contexts"
H-Net "an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web"
Resources for Film and Television from the Georgia State University library

Plagiarism, Copyright, and Fair Use PLAGIARISM POLICY-GPC HUMANITIES DIVISION, Plagiarism Policy and Student Code of Conduct
The Plagiarism Resource Site by Lou Bloomfield, U.Va. Includes essays, forums, software, links
Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers by Robert Harris
Plagiarism.org "designed to provide the latest information on online plagiarism and explain how Turnitin and iThenticate are now being used by educators and content creators all over the world to fight plagiarism and restore integrity to written work"
Guide to Plagiarism and Cyber-Plagiarism from the U. of Alberta Library
Plagiarism Prevention Resources from the University of West Georgia English Department
Copyright Office, Library of Congress
Creative Commons "a nonprofit that offers a flexible copyright for creative work"
Electronic Frontier Foundation "defending your rights in the digital world"
Fair Use Resources from Educause; articles on fair use of copyright materials for education. See especially " Copyright: What Makes a Use 'Fair'?" by June M. Besek
Secure Your Trademark A great list of websites on plagiarism, including links and information on how to avoid it