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ENG091: Preparatory Academic Writing

Library resources for the ENG091 student.

Top 10 Things for Students in the Library

Check out the Top 10 Resources for Students

Library Homepage: http://lib.gccaz.edu/lmc

 

1  Ask Us

Use Maricopa's Ask a Librarian  24/7 chat box on the library homepage, call, or stop by the reference desk. http://lib.gccaz.edu/lmc/help/askalibrarian/

 

2  Electronic Databases

Access millions of full-text articles, images, videos,and more.  Most provide citations in MLA & APA. MEID + password is required for off-campus access.

http://lib.gccaz.edu/lmc/databases/index.cfm

 

Inter-Campus Delivery

Request books and DVDs from any Maricopa college in the library catalog and have them delivered to your campus library. 

 

4  Research Guides

Use the specialized subject and course guides to get started researching a variety of topics. See what's available at: http://guides.gccaz.edu

 

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5  Course Reserves

Many textbooks can be checked out for 2 hours and used in the library. Ask at the West Circulation desk. http://lib.gccaz.edu/lmc/circulation/resmatform.pdf

 

Citations (see NEW NoodleTools)

Find everything you need to properly format citations, including sample papers, guides, and tutorials. The library recently subscribed to NoodleTools, a research aid and citation generator that will organize and format your research and bibliographies. http://guides.gccaz.edu/citingsources

 

7  Reference Desk

Our reference librarians can help you narrow a topic, determine a keyword search, learn to navigate the databases, find valid sources, and much more! 

 

8  Streaming Video

Watch documentary and educational videos on any device with an Internet connection; thousands of titles available from Kanopy, Swank and Films on Demand databases. http://lib.gccaz.edu/lmc/databases/index.cfm?view=type

 

9  Laptops

Check out laptops for 4 hours for in-library use.

 

10  Study Space

We have group study rooms, a silent study room, a leisure reading room, computers commons, and more. *Groups have priority for study rooms, and rooms are first-come, first-served.

 

Main: 623-845-3112                   North: 623-888-7112