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Library Instruction for English 1101

This guide is designed to complement the learning that occurs during the Librarian lead information literacy instruction session for English 1101.  The majority of the resources covered during the session are found on this page. However, If you find that you need additional assistance, feel free to speak with a librarian at the Reference Desk on the main floor of the library. Happy Researching!!

Developing a Research Question

Most good research projects start with a well developed research question. Start with a question and then break down concepts into keywords you can use to conduct searches for articles and books. 


Finding Articles on your Topic from the Library Website

Once you have a topic and some thoughtfully-selected keywords, it is time to find some articles that support your own ideas and thoughts about your topic. The quick video below will walk you through how to use the City Tech Library website to find some articles.

English 1101 Library Worksheet

This worksheet is useful for organizing your thoughts, recording, and tracking your research.


Ursula C. Schwerin Library
New York City College of Technology
of the City University of New York
300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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