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Comp I: Academic Literacies (10-111):Basic: Home

Quick Guide for Composition

What's in this guide?

In this guide you will find:


  • Activity for examining and select keywords using a basic Google Search

  • Using Sticky Notes to record keyword terms identified

Article Search

  • Strategy for entering search terms into article databases

  • Searching Academic Search Complete

More Resources

  • Link to LexisNexis Academic News Search

  • Link to Opposing Viewpoints in Context


  • Examples of MLA references and in-text citations
  • Link to full MLA guide

Off-campus access

  • Get answers of how to access the library's electronic resources 
  • Find troubleshooting tips

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project
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