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ENG 101: Welcome!

This is an introduction to the way we find academic resources.

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Welcome to Your Resources!

Your research librarian has put together a guide for your assignment needs. This guide will be helpful when finding information for your presentation.

We have already reviewed your topics and you can find valid, accurate, and credible sources for a variety of topics in the resources we've listed on this guide.

Remember that your research and presentations will be viewed by instructors and peers who are expecting to see academic resources, and not just information you found using Google which are questionable and often times may lack credibility or factual correctness.

Follow the instructions below:

1) Find Books

Use this page to find print and ebook resources on your topic. 

2) Find Articles

This is where you'll find articles of information for your topic. There are multiple databases you can use, and you should them as they cover varied aspects of your topic. You'll also be able to find information about your profession, art, culture, and gender.

3) Find Reference/Background Information

Use these resources to find general information.

4) Find Images

If you need to have images for your presentation, there are very good resources to help you find ones that visually represent your topic.

5) Interlibrary Loan

Here's where you can request a book or an article that is not in LBB.

BILLBOARD BLUNDER: Morgan Freeman Mistaken for Nelson Mandela. NewsBreaker Published on Dec 22, 2013

Michael Keaton & Jenna Bush Hager Flub 'Hidden Figures' at Golden Globes - Donkey of the Day. Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM Published on Jan 9, 2017

Why Use Library Resources

The Library collects all different types of materials that can be useful to all of your projects, whether it's writing a paper or creating visual works.  Whenever you're working on a project and you have a question and need to look for information, you're doing research. We're THE experts in research of all types!

We curate our materials - we're always looking materials that have reliable and accurate information.  We also work hard to find materials that help you to create works without you needing to do extensive copyright research to see if you can use that image, sound effect, song or music track in your project.

We also provide personal service! Beat that, Google! You can stop by any time the Library is open or you can email our staff to ask for information.  It doesn't matter if your question is short and quick or long and involved - we love helping connect you with the materials that will help you create an amazing project!

When you search in Google, you're getting a lot of results - some may be useful and some may be horribly wrong, but you might not know it.  The kind of information you find in our library is not the same as you find on the Internet. When you use any of the Library resources, you save yourself time because our resources are targeted to the curriculum you're studying.  You don't have to wade through lots of dubious pages that might be slickly designed, but don't have exactly what you're looking for or give you the wrong information.