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ENG 101/102: Basic Research

For English 101 and English 102 essay research and writing assignments

Current Affairs Backgrounds 

CQ Researcher & Opposing Viewpoints

Check with your instructor on citing these resources. They count as "non-scholarly".

Taking Sides - Print edition only

Call Number: REF H32 .T22 W67
Reference Room, first floor
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ProCon Org

This web site covers many issues from the pro and con perspective.  It appears relatively reliable.

Be sure to check with your instructor before citing any online only source!

WorldCat Discovery : One Search Box for Books, Articles, Media, and More

For background search in WorldCat, employ basic, simple concepts.  Refine your research based on results and your own reading and/or approach.

Using the Library collection of Ebooks found in WorldCat Discovery catalog is an easy and efficient way to conduct basic research. But don't forget print books! 

The results of a catalog search can easily be "limited" to different formats. Use the facets on the left side of results.