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English 111 - Starkey: Home

This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 111 with David Starkey.

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This research guide provides recommended databases for searching for sources for your Essay #4. Essay #4 asks you to revise your Essay #1, including 5-7 relevant and credible primary or secondary sources to support your ideas. The video in the box below will demonstrate some techniques for searching for these types of sources using library databases. If you have questions about searching or finding sources, use the chat box in this guide to chat with a librarian, or email me, (Corrie Bott) with your question, or book an appointment with me. 

Recommended Databases

General Search Using OneSearch

Use OneSearch to find print and online books, articles, and other types of sources. Limit your results to the types of sources you want by choosing the appropriate items from the filtering options.



For more search options go to Advanced Search.

Need help?

For do-it-yourself help, watch the OneSearch introduction video:

Finding sources using library databases for your assignment

Citation Help - MLA Style

Most library databases include a citation tool that allows you to generate a citation for the source in different citation styles. Always check automatically-generated citations against the following guides to make sure they are accurate:


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