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- Full-text articles from magazines, scholarly journals, reference books, plus media and statistics
- Topics are perfect for English 1111 and 1112 papers
Developing Information Literacy
As a part of your FYE class you will gain skills in information literacy such as:
- Using college library resources
- Choosing a topic and narrowing it down
- Understanding the difference between magazine and journal articles
- Finding books on to a topic
- Evaluating sources for relevance, authority, and bias
Library resources and help
The full range of library services are available at the Library research guide, http://lib.clarkstate.edu/library
- Search library catalogs for books
- Find full text articles from journals and magazines
- Research guides for specific classes and majors
- Textbooks and the library
- 24x7 help from a librarian
How to Cite Sources and other Writing Advice
OWL Writing Lab
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab. Your best source for information about APA and MLA citation formatting plus lots of other useful advice on college level writing.
UNC Writing Center Handouts
Many useful "handouts" on college level writing from the University of North Carolina.
You may also download a copy of the APA Mini-manual.
Help from a librarian
Clark State Library 328-6022
(937) 328-6022 firstname.lastname@example.org 570 E Leffel Lane Springfield Ohio 45501
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 am to 6:30 pm Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Reference help from a librarian is available 24 hour a day, 7 days a week at the chat box above.
Phone calls enter a voice mail system and responses are by email, 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday.