Course Research Pages

ENG 102 - English Composition 2 - Paxton

Finding Background Information

Credo Reference - A good spot for overviews of topics.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Use for overviews and background information.

Finding Articles in Magazines, Newspapers, and Scholarly Journals

EBSCOhost - Contains articles on many different subjects from magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals.

Literature Resource Center - Articles on literature; useful for researching stories you have read, as well as information on the nature vs. nurture debate.

New York Times - Good, solid, well-researched newspaper articles.

Finding Books in Bowman Library

Bowman Library Catalog - Search using words appropriate to your topic, such as nature and nuture.

Citing in MLA Style

More Citation Help

Sample Works Cited list

MLA Style Guide from Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) Shows how to cite different sources and format papers. Includes videos.


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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

For more information on citation style, see:

Citing Your Research

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