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ENG 101 - Composition I: Critical Reading and Responding



This guide contains a compilation of resources to help you get started with research at Central. You will find tips on getting started using the OneSearch search engine and recommended databases. Remember, you can always call, email, chat, or drop by to meet with a librarian.

Here are a few resources to get you started:

  • The Assignment Calculator can help you plan your research process or staying on track.
  • If you need help with any phase of the writing process, consider meeting with a writing tutor.  Writing tutors are available for drop in hours and scheduled appointments. The Writing Center is located on the first floor of the library in the Academic & Research Commons.  For more information regarding the tutors and their hours, go to Learning Support Services.

Comfort Level with Research

When I think about research for this assignment, which of the following best describes how you feel?
lost in a jungle: 16 votes (27.12%)
captain of a ship and I know where I'm going: 6 votes (10.17%)
doomed, lost at sea: 5 votes (8.47%)
a detective: 18 votes (30.51%)
a cat stalking its prey: 13 votes (22.03%)
Other: 1 votes (1.69%)
Total Votes: 59

Citation Guides

Finding a citation through OneSearch is simple and easy to do. However, it is recommended that you check these citations for accuracy before using them in your work.