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ENG 102: College Writing II

Tools and resources to help you conquer the research for your informative synthesis and/or argumentative papers.

Other Media as a Source

Books and articles are great sources for getting information, but documentaries, newscasts, podcasts, spoken word recordings, and other media can also be rich sources of information. 

Always check with your professor when in doubt about the types of sources you may use.

Multi-Media Databases

The following databases provide access to images, sounds, videos, and podcasts.

Searching Scholar Catalog

SCHOLAR is the Michael Schwartz Library's online catalog.

Scholar online catalog is not just for locating books.  A library catalog is a descriptive list of ALL items that are owned by a particular library. Library catalogs are electronic information databases accessed by computer and called "online catalogs."

SCHOLAR is accessible from every Library web page. Just look for the label "Catalog."

Using the Advanced Scholar Search is the quickest way to locate video, music, audio recordings, or other specific formats 

  1. Enter terms into the search boxes and then search by keyword (any field), title, author or subject.
  2. Use the drop down menu by Material Type to select the format (i.e. film/video, music record, e-book) you desire.
  3. Select "Search" to generate your result list.
  4. You may also use OhioLINK's Advanced Search to locate materials in a variety of formats. 

Try these tutorials.