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ENGL 015 & 30: Rhetoric and Composition (Berks)

Welcome to the library guide for ENGL 15 & 30 students at Penn State Berks!


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Welcome!  This library guide offers resources, tips, strategies, and tutorials to help you with your ENGL 15 research assignments.  Please explore the navigation tabs to learn more about different stages of the research process:  

  1. Brainstorming a Topic
  2. Creating a Thesis
  3. Keywords & Search Strategies
  4. Finding Sources
  5. Evaluating Sources
  6. Citing Sources
  7. Class Activities

Need writing help?  Contact Penn State Berks' Writing Center to set up a meeting with a peer tutor!

Research Tips

How to Make an Appointment at the Writing Center

Schedule an appointment with a tutor at the Writing Center for top-notch assistance.

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Writing a Paper? Try These 7 Research Tips

Pointers on how to maximize your grade on tough research papers.

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Stumped by MLA?

Check out the OWL; and drop by the Library for one-on-one MLA help.

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Try These First

Click here for the best search tools that the Library offers!

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Here's Where to Dive into a New Topic...

Try Credo Reference, it covers many current issues; good for narrowing down your topic.

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