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ENG 101/102: Basic Research

For English 101 and English 102 essay research and writing assignments

 

1  BACKGROUND
.
 Encyclopedia Article
Ex: Encyclopedia Britannica.  Use books for background!

‚Äč2. PRELIMINARY
 
Web Site (Google or equivalent)
Caveat Emptor

3. RESOURCE
 
Credible Web Site
Passes CRAAP Test. Google: after term add site:
.edu  |  site:.org

4. POPULAR
 
 Newspaper or “Popular” Magazine Article: Academic Search Complete use "Newspaper" limit

5. SCHOLARSHIP
 Peer Reviewed or Scholarly Articles
See below for distinctions. Find via a
UC Library database or Google Scholar

6. BOOKS
Print or E-Book (UC Library catalog)
Available in the Library OR request through Interlibrary Loan

7. BACKGROUND
Book Review: Try Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

 

Online (Free): Wikipedia: Do not Cite for College PapersCollege

Encyclopedia Britannica via UC: Paid, Edited, Reliable

Other (Library catalog)