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ENW100 - Professor Madden

Welcome!

Hello! This course guide has been created for students enrolled in Professor Madden's ENW 100, specifically those working on the Essay Project. In this guide you will find several resources that will help you locate the best sources possible, including the required scholarly and/or peer-reviewed journal articles. 

Below is a description of the pages found in the left-hand menu:

  • Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles - This page contains a list of databases that contain scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles, along with a few things to keep in mind when conducting your research.
  • What are Scholarly Sources - Not sure what a scholarly journal article looks like? What are some characteristics that can help make spotting them easier? This short guide explains what they are, how to spot them, and where they can be found.
  • Advanced Search Tips - A few key tools and strategies to create a search focused on your research needs.
  • MLA Citation Style Guide - This guide contains the formatting information needed to adhere to MLA Style, the required citation style for this assignment.
  • Annotated Bibliographies - Purdue OWL - Not sure how to do an annotated bibliography? This guide created by Purdue OWL does a great job describing how it's done, including many images and examples.