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ENG 1103 - College Writing & Public Life: Learn



Before you start doing research, take a moment to think about what information will best serve your purpose for writing.

Do you need to find news to check the current state of your issue?

Do you need to find an expert analysis of this subject?

Do you need to find multiple perspectives on this topic? 

Not sure what you need? Talk to your professor or ask a librarian! 

Search the Library Catalog

undefined Skill Module: Database Search Strategies

This module includes a quick overview of boolean search logic, pro tips for database searching, and insight into time-saving database features. 

Review the boxes on each tab, then check your understanding by completing the quiz at the end.

Research Databases: Scholarly Articles, Newspapers, and More.

The databases listed below are general, meaning they cover a wide variety of topics. If you would like to find a subject-specific database, check out that discipline's subject guide to identify the most popular resources for that discipline, or ask a librarian!  

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HPU Libraries
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Smith Library: 336.841.9101

Wanek Learning Commons: 336.841.9002

Online News Sites

The links below are to the online editions of these newspapers. For some newspapers, the library may have access to articles and issues that are not available for free on the web. Need to access a certain article? Check the library catalog, or ask a librarian for help!