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Writing Studies & Composition: Home

This guide is designed to give you some tips on how to find information for your WSC assignments. You are often expected to find information in a variety of disciplines. This guide shows you some of the databases that may be useful to you.

Related Guides

English Subject Guide: Basic guide to resources for English language and literature

Finding Free Literary Resources: A guide for accessing free literary resources

MLA Citation Guide: 8th EditionA simplified guide to citing the most commonly-used types of sources in the latest version of MLA

Identifying Sources in Works Cited Lists and Bibliographies:: Shows how you identify what kinds of sources are being referred to in reference lists.

Journal Finder: How to Find the Full Text of Articles in Periodicals: Use this to guide you through finding full text when there is none in the database you are using

Glossary: Are you confused about some of the terms you hear mentioned about library research? Check this Glossary for explanations.

Basic Library Information

Check the easy-to-use interactive  Library Basics Tutorial to find out what we have, where to find it, how to access it, and what services we offer you.

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During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the library will provide online reference services. Access reference services as follows:

  • Use the popout chat window that appears on the Library's homepage during the hours that reference services are available.
  • At any time, you may type a question to be answered by a librarian.  Click on the  question graphic on the top righthand corner of the Library's homepage  
  • Make a personal one-on-one research appointment with a librarian.
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