Finding information for your LIB 102 paper
Remember, the SSC Library web site is always the best place to start your research!
In this online research guide, you'll find some good places to find information for your ENGL 102 paper in the SSC library. Click on the corresponding tabs to find librarian-recommended resources!
It's usually a good idea to start your research by looking at some encyclopedia articles. Learn about our print and online reference sources by clicking on the Reference tab above.
Use the library catalog to find good books in our collection about your topic. Find out more by clicking on the Find Books tab above.
This research project requires the use of peer-reviewed journal articles. Learn about the Types of Articles by clicking on the tab for this topic. Don't forget about the library Periodical Databases. Academic Search Premier, Opposing Viewpoints and ProQuest Databases are great resources for finding articles about your topic. We also have discipline specific databases like Education Fulltext and ScienceDirect.
If you want a local perspective, you may want to visit the Seattle Public Library and use their Seattle Times database. Both Seattle Public Library and King County Library System also have other databases that might also be useful for your research project. Click on the Public Libraries tab to visit our local libraries.
There's also a link to a great tutorial about doing research under How to Research if you want to learn more about the research process!
Finally, there's a page with information about MLA Citation.
Good luck on your searching! And please ask if you get stuck - we're happy to help!