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ENC1101 Prof. Anson: Supreme Court (SCOTUS)

Library resources for Prof. Anson's ENC1101

Supreme Court Building

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         Welcome to the Library Guide for ENC1101 - Prof. Anson

         If you have questions about resources for this assignment,

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    Use this Guide for the SCOTUS (Supreme Court cases) assignment only.

The following link takes you to the

    Position/Argumentative Essay assignment

Step 1: Background materials and selecting topic

1) Background books on RESERVE:

  • Important Covid-19 Notice: These books are not being quarantined or sanitized between uses. You will be provided with gloves and other cleaning supplies. If you use these books, you will accept responsibility for any risks associated with their use. 
  • Visit the SCF Library Bradenton (hours) and request to see the RESERVE collection for Prof. Anson's SCOTUS assignment. Bring your SCF ID!
  • These books can be checked-out to use only in the Library, to give you the opportunity to find your topic and cases, and get background information about them.
  • Make sure to get the information you need to cite the book properly.
  • Make copies of pages to include in your assignment.
  • Return the book to be scanned at the front desk.

Step 2: In-depth research

2) Research:

This assignment requires 5-8 sources (no more than 3 electronic.)

To find these sources, you can use the "Library Catalog/Quick Search" and the "Library Databases" as shown below.

Searching the Library Catalog (use for books)

Type-in your topic in the box below to search the "Library Catalog" also called "Quick Search"

This "all-in-one search" includes books, ebooks, videos, articles & more:

Searching Library Databases (electronic sources)

Websites (not Library databases, but reliable sources of electronic content):

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!

Citing Guides

Link to Citing Guides


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