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English 110 - Kilgore: Home

This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 110 with Julia Kilgore.

Research Help

Live Chat (available during Luria Library open hours):

Email: library@sbcc.edu and a librarian will respond by email.

Tips for Research and Writing

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Your Assignment

Research Project & Research Paper

See the English 110 Research Project & Research Paper for full instructions.

Assignments

  • Research Proposal
  • Research Paper Draft: 1,500 words (5-7 pages) with a minimum of 3 independently-researched sources
  • Research Paper Final Draft: 2,000 words (6-9 pages) with a minimum of 5 independently-researched diverse sources, in MLA style

Research Area Options

Choose one of the following options:

  1. Adapt/take off on Essay #4.
  2. Pursue the answer to a new question.

Required Sources

  • one background information source such as an encyclopedia article;
  • one non-fiction book, in either print or ebook form, from the SBCC Luria Library that is not a reference book or textbook;
  • one full-text peer-reviewed scholarly article from a library database;
  • one visual media source such as a photograph or video; and
  • one additional full-text written source, which may be a website.

More Research and Writing Help

If you need more help with your research, contact a librarian by chat, phone, email, or in person, or explore the library's online tutorials.

For writing help, contact the Writing Center in the Cartwright Learning Resources Center (CLRC). The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring and a variety of helpful support materials.

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Assignment Calculators

Try using an assignment calculator to help plan your time during the research process.

Why use the library when you have Google?

The following video covers the differences between the surface web and deep web, what you can find through Google, what you can find through SBCC Luria Library databases and OneSearch, and how to get help with your research from a librarian: