Welcome to the LibGuide for Ann Lewis' ENGWR 300 class. This guide will help you with library research on your career choices topic. It will present information on searching books, databases and websites that will help you define and support your topic.
Use the guide pages to the left to navigate the resources.
Encyclopedias are invaluable sources for detailed definitions, summary and background information.
Reading an encyclopedia article is a good way to get a grasp of the range and depth of the topic you are investigating. An encyclopedia article can also help you become familiar with the terminology and concepts relating to your topic.
Encyclopedia articles are usually written by expert subject specialists for beginners. This means that the information is reliable and authoritative, but you don't have to be an expert to understand it.
Articles in encyclopedias often conclude with a bibliography. These bibliographies are very useful for identifying additional sources of information on the topic.
For WA #5 you will be taking the research you’ve done on WA #4 (the Annotated Bibliography) and write an essay in which you do two main things:
Your essay, not including your Works Cited page, should be approximately 7-10 pages. A correctly-done, MLA format Works Cited must also be submitted with your essay. Please do not submit your Works Cited as a separate document. It should be included at the end of your essay document.
Some Tips for a Successful WA #5: