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Eng 102 Research & Academic Writing: Home

Welcome to the Library's Academic Research & Writing Guide guide. This guide was created as a companion to ENGL 102 and is meant to be a helpful reference after you have completed the course.

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Harold Henkel

Foundational Scripture

It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search things out.

-Proverbs 25:2 (ESV)

Welcome to the University Library!

The Library should be a prominent part of the process of earning your degree. Whether you take classes on-campus or online, the Library's resources are at the center of your research for discussion board posts, papers, and projects.
Students who invest the time to learn to use the Library's resources spend less time researching and develop better results in the end.
To the side are videos that will introduce you to what the Library has to offer. Please watch the appropriate video according to whether you are a distance or local student.

Overview of Content

In this guide, you will discover:

  1. How to locate sources for your projects using the Library's online tools.
  2. How to evaluate the reliability of sources.
  3. How to safeguard yourself from inadvertent plagiarism.
  4. How to get help with your research.

For Distance Students

For Local Students