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ENGL 1010 - Albers

A resource guide for English 1010


This guide is a hub to help you find resources for your English 1010 research. It links out to other research guides and can be used as a quick method for scheduling an appointment with me, should you need to.

Michelle Gibeault, Humanities Librarian

Defining Our Terms

One key to your success as a researcher will involve fluency with the following terms: 


Library – A combination of spaces (physical, virtual), collections, and services (carework, maintenance).


Academic Journal – A community of experts who publish information (articles) about new discoveries and perspectives within their disciplines; A fancy academic magazine.


Peer Review – A quality control process done by volunteer academics to verify the content of articles.


Scholarly Article – A text that introduces some kind of new idea or perspective; usually written by a scholar/expert in the discipline.


Reference Entry – An article within an encylcopedia or dictionary.


Book Chapter – An excerpt of a larger volume, sometimes with a distinct author, often also more  comprehensible to undergraduates than research articles.


Database – A digital collection of information structured to be searched.


Research Guide – A website created by a librarian to help you find resources.

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