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ENG101: First-Year Composition (Elrobeh) Library Database Searching /Evaluation Paper

A library database searching lesson designed for D. Elrobeh's sections of ENG101

Welcome ENG101 Students!

This library research guide has been designed to help you find information in the library databases for use in your upcoming ENG101 Evaluation papers. Click on each of the tabs to the left side of the guide to progress through the lesson.

 By the end of this lesson, you will:

Understand the information cycle (what types of information are published over time and the strengths/weaknesses of each type)

Identify search terms specific to your evaluation paper, then use them to search the library databases for information 


  • one useful reference source article
  • one useful book or eBook 
  • one useful magazine article 


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