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ENG 112: Writing and Research in the Disciplines

This Research Guide provides information to help you complete discipline specific research in English 112 classes using resources from the CCCC libraries and online.

What this Guide is All About

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Why use a Research Guide?

This guide is your secret weapon when it comes to research.  It will walk you through each step of the research process and point out the best tools and resources the library has to help you along the way.


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How to Use this Guide

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Look for the Assignment Help tabs in the menu on the left for help using the library to research a Literary Study,Link will open in a new window Scientific Review PaperLink will open in a new windowor Social Sciences Literature ReviewLink will open in a new window.

Each tab contains:

  • A step-by-step guide to using the library 
  • Library resources to help you with each step
  • Links to outside resources that may help you even more!

 


For Help with Research 

Use the menu to the left to review each step of the research process or get help with these concepts:

  • Choosing a topic
  • Background research
  • Creating a search strategy and finding keywords
  • Searching for Scholarly Articles
  • Evaluating books and articles 
  • Citations in MLA style
  • Avoiding plagiarism

Look for Callouts

Every page has a few special boxes to guide you as you learn.  Look for them as you go!

Library Lingo: a brief definition of some of the terms you'll see in the guide.  

Tutorials: Each page in this guide includes at least one video or activity to help you see concepts from a different angle or practice them yourself.

Help! At the bottom of each page is a box for help.  The box includes a link to contact your librarian, and links out to resources or other campus departments that can help you learn even more.

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