Course: English 101 - Reading
Semester: Fall 2001
Library Contact: Philip
Library provides many excellent resources to you for conducting research.
Listed below are some of the important sources that will help you with
your assignments for this class.
Locating Books, Videotapes,
To locate books, videotapes, and other materials
that the LTCC Library owns, search our Online
Public Access Catalog.
If you can't find what you're looking for
at the LTCC Library, try searching the Mountain
Valley Library System Regional Catalog for books and other materials
available in other area libraries, such as the El
Dorado County Library South Lake Tahoe Branch.
You might also try a search of the nearby
Nevada College Maclean Library or the University
of Nevada, Reno Libraries.
and Newspaper Articles
The LTCC Library maintains a subscription
to EBSCOhost, which is an online database that provides you with access
to millions of full text magazine and newspaper articles covering nearly
FindArticles.com is a free resource containing
published articles from more than 300 magazines and journals that cover
many topics including business, health, society, entertainment, and more.
Using MagPortal.com you can find articles
from free online magazines covering many topics including business, computers,
education, entertainment, finance, health, pets, science, and sports.
The Internet contains many information
resources that are useful for doing research. Here are some good places
to begin searching:
Remember to be careful when choosing Internet resources for your research
as some websites contain unreliable information. To help you determine
if the information you found on the Internet is good information, consult
a web site evaluation tool. Listed below are several excellent ones:
Citing Your Source
Using MLA Style
Here are some places to consult for help
with citing your resources in Modern Language Association (MLA) style:
See the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research
Papers (LB 2369 .G53 1999) in the LTCC Library.
Check these online sites:
If you have questions about the resources
listed on this webpage, please don't hesitate to visit the Library (we're
located on the second floor of the Main Campus, Room A201) or call 530-541-4660
ext. 262 for assistance.
For LTCC Library general information, please
see our Library Information
Online Research Guide
101 - Reading and Composition
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