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First Year Experience: FYE

Opposing Viewpoints

  • 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

You may also download a copy of the APA Mini-manual.

Help from a librarian

Clark State Library 328-6022

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Contact us

(937) 328-6022     library@clarkstate.edu     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.