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ENG 101 English Composition (Pam Fox): Home

This guide will provide a starting point for students researching topics and seeking background information for English composition.

Background Information

Scholarly Articles

This database features a box you can check to limit your search to scholarly/peer-reviewed articles.  Academic Search Complete can be searched together with other EBSCOhost databases.

Scholarly Databases

These databases contain scholarly journals in a wide variety of subjects.

Researching Currentl Issues

When you see something of interest, note the terminology that is used in the discussion.  Try to isolate key concept words or key phrases to use when searching the online catalog and electronic databases.

Researching Newspapers

Understanding Journal Articles

How to read (and understand) a social science journal article

A useful guide made available by the ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research), a member organization that maintains and provides access to datasets for research and instruction.  Pepperdine Libraries is a member.


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English Composition

Pepperdine University Libraries provide full complimentary access to, New York Times mobile apps, and New York Times in Education to Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff.

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