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ENG X153 Critical Reading and Reasoning

X153: Library Resources & Research

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In Person: Wells Library, Scholars' Commons Reference Desk (East Tower)


How Libraries Can Help

In college classes you will often need sources to:

  • write a paper
  • make and support an argument
  • demonstrate understanding of a topic and different perspectives on the topic
  • relate your ideas to others'
  • contextualize an argument

Librarians can help you thoughout your research process as you:

  • identify and narrow a search topic
  • locate appropriate sources
  • evaluate sources for relevance and credibility
  • cite sources