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Class assignment

ENGL 1003 English for Non-Native Speakers

Your research paper will be on a topic of your choice. See your class syllabus for more information.


Class Outcomes

Information Literacy instruction

This is your first formal session on doing academic library research. After this session you will:

  • Find a research topic for your assignment

  • Refine a research topic by asking the right research questions

  • Develop effective search strategies

  • Be familiar with HOMER, the Libraries' online catalog

  • Be able to use general academic databases for locating journal articles

  • Distinguish between scholarly and popular articles

  • Understand citations (e.g., books, articles, and book chapters) and know how to create in MLA format

  • Evaluate web pages and identify those most relevant for a topic

  • Be able to access the library from home using your NetID and password

  • Understand various ways to request books, articles, and videos from other libraries

You can start at the library home page:

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