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English 101: Sections for Professor Arellano

A resource guide for English 101 library instruction sessions taught by Digital Literacy Librarian, Colleen Robledo Greene.

Welcome to Professor Acevedo's students!

This section of my English 101 instruction guide is for resources specific to students enrolled in sections taught by Professor Lizette Arellano, who are working with Digital Literacy Librarian Colleen Greene. These resources are in addition to those covered throughout the rest of this guide.

Research Assignment

Students will create an annotated bibliography on a topic of their choosing in APA format, which will include 4 sources:

  • at least 2 will be academic journal article sources, retrieved from the school or a public library
  • at least 1 will be an online media source, such as a YouTube video, podcast, or interactive presentation
  • at least 1 source (article or book) must contain elements that DISAGREE with your own position on the matter.

Instruction Session Learning Objectives

At the end of our instruction session, you will be able to:

  • Locate this course guide from the library home page
  • Explain how library databases can help you with your research topic
  • Log in to the library website and proxy server with your CSUF credentials
  • Find academic level background information about your research topic using the Gale eBooks and Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints databases
  • Find scholarly and/or full-text online sources for your research assignment using our OneSearch discovery tool
  • Conduct keyword and phrase searches in library databases
  • Locate the library's APA cheat sheet infographics on the Citations guide

MLA Citation Style

Professor Acevedo's classes use the MLA citation style.

Take the Pollak Library tutorial about APA 7th edition.

Learning Activities

 APA Tutorial Tutorial icon

 This tutorial offers an introduction to APA 7th edition citation style and the resources available for consultation.

 Citations Guide: APA Tutorial icon

 Explore the Pollak Library's Citations guide, in particular the two visual Infographic cheat sheet for APA 7th edition.

Additional Resources