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ENGL 1301/1302: Guide to Beginning Research

Purpose

This section of the guide is intended to serve as a starting point for students researching controversial or "hot" topics, or working on various kinds of pro/con and problem/solution papers.

This guide is not comprehensive; it does not list all of the resources in this or related disciplines owned by the Library or available on the Internet. It merely serves as a starting point for research. You may find additional information in your course textbook, lecture notes, or from your professor.

How-To Help on Writing About Controversy

Key Databases

Book Series in the SHSU Library

Already chosen a topic?

See if one of these series contains a book on that topic to start your research off on the right foot.

Still looking for a topic?

Browse these book titles for a subject of interest, then dive into the book for lots of information.  Also look at the "Find Articles" tab for other ways to browse possible topics.

Search the Library Catalog

Search for keywords related to your topic to find relevant books, government documents, and more in the library catalog.


 

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