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English 418: Creative Writing Capstone: Info Lit Session I (Research Basics)

Resources to help students complete research for their capstone class


PDF version of the PowerPoint lecture.

What Database Should I Use?

Use this link to browse databases by subject to find one that fits with your information need.

Facts on File

A concise, comprehensive record of world events since 1940. Search by date or by topic to quickly access stories on significant current or historical events. Provides in-depth articles, plus links to newspaper & magazine articles, editorials, and primary documents.


These encyclopdias, most specialized, are good resources for defining and understanding terms, topics, and issues.