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This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 110 with Prof. Melissa Menendez.

Research Help

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Your Assignment

photo of people standing at protest with signs in SpanishWrite a 7-8 page argumentative response to a specific issue or narrowed topic(s) raised in one of the course readings, evaluating the specific examples and claims made by the writer through your own research. Your research should include at least five sources in addition to the course reading, including at least one of each of the following:

  • scholarly, book length studies or articles published within such a book;
  • scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles;
  • credible periodical articles;
  • credible websites or information gathered from such websites.

Image: "Members of Brandworkers call for an emergency solidarity march in Long Island City, Queens on March 22, 2017, in solidarity with immigrant workers at Tom Cat Bakery fighting ICE after being told by owners that ICE has given them a certain timeline to provide their employees worker status or be fired." From The American Prospect.

Getting Started

The information on the following tabs of this guide will help you identify keywords for your topic, find and evaluate different types of sources, and cite your sources.

If you need more help with your research, contact a librarian by chat, phone, email, or in person, or explore the library's online tutorials.

For writing help, see the About SBCC's Writing Center or The SBCC Learning Resource Center Writing Tools Online.

Guide Creator

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Ellen Carey
Office: Library 133
Phone: 805-730-4434 (or x4434 from campus phones)

Any of the SBCC librarians can help you!
If you can't reach me, stop by the reference desk in the library, call the desk at 805-730-4444, or chat with us online.