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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.

Suggested databases to start your research!

Start your research with these databases, but if you aren't finding articles that fit your topic and you've tried the search strategies we suggested, then ask a librarian for help!

How to use WorldCat Discovery

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.

Better Google Searching

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