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ENG 101/ENG107: General Research Papers, Persuasive Writing & Annotated Bibliographies

This guide will direct you to the best library resources for developing a topic, researching a topic, locating argumentative sources and understanding the difference between scholarly and popular sources.


Access thousands of eBooks through the following MCC Library eBook collections:

EBSCO eBooks Collection - Access over 100,000 academic, non-fiction works from a wide range of topics and disciplines.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) - Access thousands of academic reference works including encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries.

Please note: You will be prompted for an MEID and password when accessing these resources from off-campus.

Featured EBSCO eBook Titles

EBSCO offers a large selection of academic, non-fiction ebooks. The books linked below represent a small sampling of ebooks available. These books are accessible from off campus using your MEID and password.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a free online source for eBooks. You'll find lots of classics and books that have fallen out of copyright including:

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Beowulf
  • Grimm's Fairy Tales
  • Frankenstein
  • Ulysses
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • The Iliad