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English 1101

This guide will help you research your English 1101 assignment

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

What's great about Google Scholar

  • Can be linked to City Tech library and other libraries (click on settings and then "Library Links") 
  • You can use the "cited by" feature to find more relevant material
  • Like library databases, generate a citation


Academic Search Complete

The largest scholarly, multidisciplinary, full-text database.

Humanities Source

Articles from scholarly journals in humanities including literary criticism.


Scholarly journals in the arts and sciences in full text.

Communications & Mass Media Collection

Communications-related journal articles including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature.

Social Sciences Full Text: Wilson (EBSCO)

Includes a wide range of journals in the social sciences.

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For best results use 2-3 keywords connected by AND / OR / NOT

Put "phrases in quotation marks"

Use (parenthesis) to develop a complex search 

Check your spelling

Use the facets on the left hand side of results to narrow down your search


"New York City" AND "police brutality"

("Harlem Renaissance" OR "blues poetry") AND "New York"

"Edgar Allan Poe" AND Criticism