Research Paper (ENG 102/Bailey-Kirby): Start Here


Welcome! This guide is designed to help you do research for your series of papers in Eng 102. Each page has links to the best places to find resources, along with interactive tutorials which will give you the information on how to search for the items.

Before you begin:

What is a database?

A database simply refers to a collection of information (such as articles, books or films) that you can search through. Most of the your searching will be done in various databases.

Where do I get help?

If you have any questions, please let me know! You can live chat with me during my online office hours below. Otherwise, my personal contact information is on the left, or click "Questions? Ask a Librarian!" to see all the ways to contact the library.

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