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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!

Prof. Tim Bossard

Session 1: Learning about Scholarly Articles

What is a Scholarly Journal Article?

Are the following articles scholarly, trade, or popular?  What are 3 reasons you categorized each article as scholarly, trade, or popular? (please refer to "Scholarly vs. Trade vs. Popular" handout)

Dissecting Scholarly Journal Articles

Session 2: Jedi Searching


Try the Searching Game below to master LionSearch!


Keywords can make all the difference in our searches.  What are the best keywords for your topic?  Please use the sheet below to help you brainstorm.

Bonus: Assessing an Article