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ENG102: First-Year Composition (Needham)

This guide is to be used for research by students in Catherine Needham's English 102 classes.

Session objectives

The objectives of this library instruction are practical and assignment driven. By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Find library resources to support your ENG102 project(s)

Welcome to this ENG102 library guide

This guide was designed to support students enrolled in ENG102, however, others conducting research might also find the content useful.  Here is the basic format:  

  • Find Keywords and Search Phrases -- How to develop language for accessing resources.
  • OneSearch - How to find all Library resources (books, articles, media) available on your topic.
  • Find Books -- How to access electronic and physical books, including reference books.
  • Find Articles -- How to access articles from the library databases.
  • Find Media -- How to access the library's film and art resources and databases.
  • Find Open Web Sources Using Google Search Tips -- More effective Google searching.  
  • Find Help from a Librarian -- Available research assistance.     
  • Lessons    
  • Find Citation Assistance -- The basics of APA citation style and how to access useful citation information and tools. 

  •                                                                                                           Dreamingyakker. "Pencil, Composition Book," Flickr Creative Commons, 5 March 2006.