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English Research Guide

ENGL 1A - Professor Andreoli Fall 2019


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Defining Terms

Understanding Different Sources

Narrow Your Topic

Possible Research Topics

  • Democracy
  • Isolation
  • Women's Rights
  • Civil Rights
  • Government/Leadership
  • Barriers to Access to Education/Enlightenment/Understanding
  • Biology
  • Genetic Engineering
Asking Research Questions - more than yes or no (2 min 40 secs)

Preliminary Research Resources

Recommended Databases for English Assignments

These databases feature combinations of newspaper, magazine and scholarly articles on a variety of topics. See the database descriptions below for details.

Scholarly-Only Databases

These databases specialize in scholarly articles from academic journals. Some other databases, such as Academic Search Premier (listed on the left side of this page), offer a mixture of articles from academic journals and other sources such as newspapers and magazines.