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ENG 111 & 112 Course Playbook

This playbook contains resources and information for ENG 112 students and faculty.

Find Sources Using the Library's Homepage

You can use the library's home page to conduct your research. Each section of the home page has a search box that will take you to different resources.


This section will take you to topic overviews. When you need background information and topic overviews, use the search box in this section. See the screenshot below.  You can also use books to find background information.

screenshot of start here section


This section lets you search the library's book catalog.  You can search by title, author, or keyword. See the screenshot below. 

screenshot of find books section


This section's search box searches for articles in the EBSCO databases. There is also a link to search the JSTOR database. See the screenshot below.

screenshot of the find articles section


The FIND MORE area contains links to the most popular library playbooks, and also 3 blue buttons that connect you to the list of playbooks, the list of databases, and a way to find help if you need it. See the screenshot below.

screenshot of the find more section


Tutorial: Finding Sources Using the Library's Home Page

  • See the tutorial attached below to learn how to use the Jessup Library's home page to find sources for assignments. 
  • Before working on this tutorial, review the Information Literacy Modules in Canvas. All ENG 111 students have access to this mandatory tutorial. 
  • For more help and information, contact your instructor, or contact the librarians at

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