ENGL 150-S06 Fischer Fall 11
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Freshman Writing Program (English 1500, 1900, and 1920)   Tags: composition, english, english_1500, english_1900, english_1920, freshman, writing  

Librarian-selected resources for English 1500, 1900, and 1920 students.
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Contact your English 15000, 1900, or 1920 class librarian for research help. Find his or her contact information.

To contact any available SLU Librarian: 

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Make sure you leave enough time to complete all stages of the writing process by using an Assignment Calculator.



This guide contains information on how to perform basic research for your English 15000, 1900, or 1920 class. Tabs at the top of the guide correspond to types of information you may need to find, including: 

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Choosing a Topic

Sometimes choosing your topic feels like hardest part of writing your paper. Pius Library has resources that can help you find a great topic.

  • CQ Researcher
    Each issue of this resource explores all sides of a "hot" current topic in some depth. Use it to find research topic ideas, refine a topic, or get background information on a topic.
  • Opposing Viewpoint Series (Books)
    Series of books presenting pro and con positions on various topics, i.e., animal experimentation, violence, genetic engineering, gangs, etc. Link from the title to see a list of many books in the series.
  • Taking Sides (Books)
    Book series presenting pro/con positions on various topics. Link from the title to see a list of books in the series.

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