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English Composition & Writing: Resources for Writing

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Current News Sources

Use these links to find current news online.  Notice the different biases between the different sources.

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Use the box above to search the Gateway Library Catalog for resources on your topic.

Ideas for Sample Searches: Business correspondence, freedom of speech, mass media, advertising, technical writing, reports, term paper, English language, or any subject words or phrases, like twitter, Internet, gangs, video games, etc.

Find Articles

Search these databases for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles on your topic.

 Search Results for Selected Resources in the Library Catalog

Follow the links below to selected books, videos, and DVDs on listed in the Gateway libraries. You can search for more specific terms too, and limit by format or campus, once you are in the catalog. Items can be sent to the campus of your choice.

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Pros & Cons on a Topic

Use these websites to help you find a topic that interests you.

Reference Sources

Do some preliminary reading with these resources to gain an overview of your topic.

What is a "Scholarly or Peer Reviewed" Journal?

Other Library Catalogs

Search other library catalogs for materials Gateway Technical College Library staff can order for you through our Interlibrary loan service.