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ENG 111 & 112 Assignment Playbook

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Preparing for the Assignment

Find Background Information

To streamline your research process, use the library's home page. This page is arranged following the workflow for the research process.

  • Use the search box under START HERE to search for overviews and background materials.  Background information articles are great sources of keywords.
  • Use the search box under FIND BOOKS to search the library catalog for books and e-books. Search by keyword, title, author, and subject.
  • Use the search box under FIND ARTICLES to search millions of articles in over 31 databases.
  • Use the search box under FIND MORE to run a general search of the library's resources.

Below are examples of sources that could be used for this assignment. These sources were found using the different areas of the library's home page.

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