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ENG 102 / ENG 108: Research Papers, Literary Criticism & Annotated Bibliographies

This guide has been designed for MCC students taking English 102. It serves as a starting point for the research paper assignment. Use the tabs at the top of the guide to get started finding, using and evaluating information for your assignments.


Welcome to the English 102 Research Guide!

This guide will help you:

  • Develop a topic
  • Identify and access library databases 
  • Identify sources for literary criticism and analysis
  • Create an annotated bibliography
  • Develop effective search strategies for searching library databases
  • Evaluate and identify the best resources for your research
  • Understand the difference between popular and scholarly sources
  • Identify sources for MLA and APA format help

Use the tabs to navigate through this guide.

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