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ENC1101 - Overbeck: Assignment Guide


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I'm Natalie, your librarian.

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This guide includes resources for Professor Overbeck's essay assignments.
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Research Process

Starting the process:

  1. Read the assignment carefully
  2. Identify the assignment requirements 
    • What do you need to find/ research?
    • Citation requirement?
    • Paper length?
    • Sources?
  3. Use the Research Companion to get started

The research process:

  1. Choose some databases that may be helpful
  2. Choose your keywords - identify synonyms and try some different searches
  3. Organize and evaluate information - is it relevant? from a scholarly source?
  4. Write draft, proofread, and ensure all citations are included
  5. CITE anything you take from sources!


General Databases:
Literary Databases:
Argumentative Databases

Additional Resources

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