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
Your success as a researcher will involve fluency with the following terms:
Library – A combination of spaces (physical, virtual), collections, and services (carework, maintenance).
Scholarly Article – A text that introduces some kind of new idea or perspective; usually written by a scholar/expert in the discipline.
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 conducted by volunteer academics to verify the accuracy of the information in a new article.
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.