This guide provides help with developing a topic, finding and evaluating sources, and citing sources for English Composition classes.
Rather than using Google, get familiar with the Library Homepage (see picture below). Areas of the homepage covered in this guide include:
- OneSearch: Search for books, articles, and more owned by the Cal State LA Library (print and online materials).
- Databases: Useful tools for exploring a topic, finding out background information, and finding articles.
- Writing & Citing: Help with creating citations in MLA format.
- Chat Icon: Get help via chat.