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Welcome to the research guide for ENG 099/101 with Professor Rhonda Gray. This guide is designed to help you locate research materials for Essay 3: Centralizing Sisters. It includes scholarly sources and popular media. If you have any trouble finding these sources or have suggestions for relevant materials that may be included in the guide, please contact a librarian!
This guide is the result of an independent research project spearheaded by Prof. Gray with the support of Cornelia Schultz (class of 2017) and Aeffia Feuerstein (class of 2018). Both students are members of RCC’s Honors Program.
Kinds of Sources
Information comes from many places. We may get information from books, the news, or social media.
When using information for an academic task, such as a research paper, some sources may be more helpful than others. The library provides access to the following kinds of sources:
Choosing scholarly sources (such as scholarly articles) for your research assignments is an important part of the research process.
When you locate a source that you may want to use in your research, you should first make sure that the source is reliable, up to date, and relevant to your research topic. No matter what your source type (scholarly article, book, encyclopedia, etc.), ask yourself the following questions?
Asking these questions will help you choose the best sources for your paper.