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Writing: Welcome

What's in This Guide

In this library guide for writing, you will find:

Database Articles

  • Journal databases to discover articles about writing

Books & Films

  • Catalog to find books, videos, and more in the library
  • Catalog to find books to borrow from other libraries
  • Ebooks to read online or on an ebook reader
  • Streaming films


  • Online academic encyclopedias to find background information and overviews of writing topics

News Sources

  • Databases to find regional, national, and international news

Web Sites

  • Web sites of trade and professional agencies and associations
  • Online dictionaries
  • Resources for researching published books

MLA Style

  • Handouts and websites for MLA style
  • Information about citation management tools, such as Zotero

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