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ENGL 102 Research Guide: Finding Sources

Tips and tricks from librarians! Contains videos, tutorials, and other resources to help you write a great research paper.

Three Database Suggestions

Academic Search Complete MasterFILE Premier ProQuest Central Statista

Great articles on academic subjects and general topics.

Check out the video below to learn more about how to use Academic Search Complete!

Great for searching for popular sources and recent topics.

Another database similar to Academic Search Complete.

Online portal for data, reports, and statistics. Support your paper with stats!

Check out the tutorials below to learn more about how to use Statista or click here!

Better Google Searching

When searching on Google, add the names of organizations you know and trust to keyword searches to get more reliable results!


Statista is an online statistics portal which provides access to quantitative data, statistics, and related information. Support your arguments with statistics!

Watch this one-minute tutorial to find out more about how to use Statista.

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