Comp. I Subject Guide


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BOOKS
Composition - EBSCO eBooks  Watch Demo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.
DATABASES
Research Literature and Writing
Academic Search Premier - Find articles on a variety of subjects, including literature.
Bloom's Literature - Includes critical essays and analysis about literature.
Literary Reference Center - Another resource for critical essays and analysis about literature.  Watch Demo                                                                  
Writer's Reference Center - A thorough guide to writing, including how to write an essay.
Learning Express Library - Under the skills and improvement tab, writing and grammar skills ebooks, tests, and courses are available.
Research Issues
CREDO Reference - Discover background information about the topic you are researching.  Watch Demo                                                                                                                            
Issues and Controversies - Information about today's pressing issues. Includes a guide to selecting a research topic.
ProQuest Newsstand - Newspaper articles from the US and around the world.    Watch Demo                                                                                                                                                  
Opposing Viewpoints - Research the pros and cons of issues.
SIRS Issues Researcher - Includes pro and con articles linked to a specific issues.  Watch Demo  
VIDEOS
English and Language Arts Video Collection - Streaming video from Films on Demand.   Watch Demo
NBC Learn Higher Ed - A collection of videos, newsreels, documents, and images, including current events.
WEBSITES
100 Research Topics - From Midway College, a list of 100 topics to research.
Citing Your Sources - A tutorial created by one of our librarians to help explain how to avoid plagiarism.
How to Avoid Plagiarism - From the University of of Maryland, information on how to properly cite, paraphrase , and summarize your information.
Literary Criticism - The Internet Public Library's definition and pathfinder for literary criticism.
Plagiarism Detect - A free plagiarism detector.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) - Writing help and citation guides for APA and MLA style.
SURVEY
Faulkner - Evaluation of Library Instruction - Rate the instruction you received from Ms. Faulkner on library resources during class.
Hicks - Evaluation of Library Instruction - Rate the instruction you received from Ms. Hicks on library resources during class.