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ENG 1310

A library guide for students in ENG 1310.


Welcome to your ENG 1310 library guide! Use this guide to:

  • Meet the librarian in your discipline
  • Learn about using the library's website
  • Find out more about the types of resources the library has to offer
  • Develop and apply a strategic searching plan
  • Recognize authoritative sources within the context of your research (so that you can carefully select useful supporting materials)


This guide is meant to guide you through the content that is covered during the information literacy instruction session associated with ENG 1310 (first-year writing). It is recommended that you complete officially complete the pre-session work by self-enrolling in the Canvas course available here.


The content of this guide is specific to students in enrolled in ENG 1310 (first-year writing). It is part of our “research basics” literacy tier. In this tier you will be introduced to the basics of academic research. The light bulb represents the next level of research skills and includes things like creating a research strategy and evaluating authoritative information. These concepts are conveyed in the classroom as well as through online learning modules, videos, and library guides.

University Libraries

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