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ENG 101 / 102 / 103 / 104: English Composition: Reference Resources

A guide for students who are in ENG 101 (or ENG 103) Composition I and ENG 102 Composition II (or ENG 104) at the University of Montevallo

Online Reference Sources

Reference sources - such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, directories, and compendia of various sorts - are useful for gathering background information, definitions, and quick facts.  Carmichael Library is fortunate to subscribe to two online collections of cross-searchable reference sources:  


Language and Literature Reference Sources: General


Subject Guide

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Information Literacy Poll

At what stage of your research process do you use reference sources (print or online)?

Information Literacy Poll
I always start with reference sources: 1 votes (33.33%)
I only use reference sources after I've got ideas and other items on hand: 0 votes (0%)
I never use reference resources: 1 votes (33.33%)
I've never used reference resources before, but I plan to use them in the future: 1 votes (33.33%)
Total Votes: 3