This is the "Home" page of the "ENGL 1004 - Stamford First-Year Writing " guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

ENGL 1004 - Stamford First-Year Writing   Tags: articles, engl_1004, library, mla_style, refworks, writing  

How to find information for your research paper.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Home Print Page

Chat with a Librarian and More

JavaScript disabled or chat unavailable.

Class assignment

ENGL 1004 Introduction to Academic Writing

Your paper will be a formal argument paper or a paper on a current event. See your class syllabus for more information.

Librarian contact information:


Class Objectives

"It has been said that the Stone Age did not end because man ran out of stones. Instead, Stone Age technology was superceded by new tools and capabilities."  -- D. Lankes. "Credibility on the internet: shifting from authority to reliability." Journal of Documentation 64. 5 (2008): 667-686.

After this session you will:  

  • Be prepared to find a searchable research topic 
  • Have an idea of search strategies and keywords
  • Become familiar with the Libraries' homepage:
  • Know how to find  articles and books
  • Understand the difference between scholarly and popular articles
  • Understand the need to cite and how to read citations
  • Have an awareness of strategies for evaluating web pages 
  • Know how to request books, articles, and videos from other libraries
  • Have a general understanding of the library and feel comfortable asking for help from a librarian

Online Help

Your Librarian

Profile Image
Nancy Dryden
chat loading...
Logo - AIMLogo - FacebookLogo - Twitter
Contact Info
Jeremy Richard Library, Stamford Campus
Send Email

Loading  Loading...