This guide has been designed to assist you in your research for persuasive or argumentative papers for ENGL 1301.
Click on the tabs above to be directed to specific research sources. The "Starting Your Research" tab will provide you with information on choosing a topic, topic suggestions and basic information about beginning your research. The "Finding Books" tab will help you in locating and choosing books owned by the TCC libraries. The "Finding Articles" tab will help you search for articles in library subscription databases to which the TCC libraries subscribe. The "Evaluating Sources" tab will give you tips for evaluating the information that you find to determine if it will contribute to your assignment. The "Citing Sources" tab will link you to documents and websites that will help you formulate your works cited page. The "Plagiarism" tab refers you to TCC's Scholastic Dishonesty policy and websites and tutorials where you can learn to avoid plagiarism in your academic work.
Good luck with your research!