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Welcome to the Library Guide for ENC 1101. Henry Dixon
Welcome to the Library Guide for ENC1101. Henry Dixon
I am Alicia Long, your ENC1101 librarian. If you have questions, you can send me e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or ask for me at the
Bradenton Library & Learning Center, Bldg. 3
The following document gives you an overview of the SCF Libraries website and where to start your research:
Step 1: Searching Databases
Starting your research:
Databases recommended for ENC1101 are listed in the box below.
Use "keywords", combine them and try synonyms.
Select FULL TEXT when available.
Email the document to yourself or save it to One Drive/Google Docs for safekeeping.
Paraphrase, quote, or summarize information and CITE it.
COPY + CORRECT the citations (go to the Guide or ask a librarian.)
General Topics Databases
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
MOST RECOMMENDED. Cross disciplinary coverage from Astronomy to Zoology. Scholarly journal articles, industry magazines and top newspapers. Text with screen reader and translator.
CQ Researcher (Sage)
Research overviews of public affairs topics covering social, economic, environmental and technological issues.
Issues & Controversies in History (Infobase)
Explores the great issues in history from every region of the world, from antiquity to the present. Includes pro/con articles, primary sources, images, graphs, and original maps and more.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)
Viewpoint articles, topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, newspaper and magazine articles and more concerning social issues.
Kick-start your research with access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources. Statista provides statistics, studies and customizable reports.
Step 2: Searching books & ebooks
Type-in your topic in the box below to search the "Library Catalog".
This "all-in-one search" includes books, ebooks, videos, articles & more:
Step 3: Citing
Documenting your research: Avoid plagiarism!
Always cite the sources you use, even if you "paraphrase" (put it into your own words.)
If you copy+paste the citation provided in the database's "Citation Tool", check the rules and CORRECT any mistakes.
When in doubt... ask a librarian!