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EN 111: College Composition I
Library Resource Guide

Click on the Catalog tab above to search the library catalog for books, titles of periodicals, government documents, and audiovisual materials the library owns. 

To find the location of materials listed in the library catalog, see the Library Map. Also, for help with call numbers including an outline of call numbers by subject see the Guide to Library of Congress Call Numbers. Additional resources for books: the MelCat catalog and the WorldCat catalog.

The Library Catalog cannot be used to find articles in magazines, journals, or newspapers, only which magazines and journals the library owns (Time, Newsweek, etc.).  Instead, use the OneSearch tab above to search for articles. If you need an article that Olson Library does not provide, use InterLibrary Loan.

Access World News – Full text coverage of nearly 1,000 U.S. and over 1,300 international newspapers, wire services, and news agencies. Dates of coverage varies; primarily 1990's to present.

Specialized/Focused Resources

CQ Researcher
In-depth, non-biased reports on political and social issues, with regular coverage of topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Congressional Digest Debates Online
Provides an impartial source for information on controversial topics debated by Congress, the Supreme Court, and United Nations.

CQ Weekly – Weekly coverage of issues in the U.S. Congress and Washington.

E-Reference Shelf - Includes general & subject-specific dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, etc. such as Britannica Online & Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Other specialized encyclopedias include American Folklore: An Encyclopedia, and St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture.

MLA Style
MLA Style Guide
Examples of how to cite some of the more common sources, including web sites and online articles, according to the most recent edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. Consult the Handbook in the library Reference Collection for sources not listed at this site.
Reference Collection: LB 2369 .G53

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