Course Research Pages

ENG 099: Introduction to College English/ESL

Finding Resources

Book and Media Catalog - Search here for books on your topics.

For books on current controversial topics, try the Opposing Viewpoints series, the Introducing Issues With Opposing Viewpoints series, and the At Issue series.

CQ Researcher - Detailed reports on timely and controversial topics, such as same-sex marriage, euthanasia, and environmental issues.

Credo Reference - Online books that are very useful for background information on many topics.

Gale Virtual Research Library - A collection of online books that give background information on many topics.

EBSCOhost - Contains many newspaper, magazine, and journal articles on many topics.

Web Sites

ProCon.org

Room for Debate - Editorials from The New York Times.

Help With Citations

NoodleTools - Set up an account and use this tool to help you write your Works Cited page.

More Citation Help

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Research Tips

These Research Guides have been prepared by librarians to assist with your research. Read more:

Evaluating Web Resources

Critically Analyzing Information Sources

Searching Electronic Resources Effectively

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Citing Your Research

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers - LB2369 .G53 2009 (Located in Library Permanent Reserves)