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ENG 490 Honors Seminar

Research guide for English 490 Honors Seminar | Fall 2022

Getting Started and Quick Links

Welcome! I am looking forward to supporting you with your research projects.

Below are some quick links to help you get started with your research and information about the content on this guide. Please get in touch if you have any questions!

Getting Started with the Emory Libraries Website -  

For Students - Check our this curated page to learn more about services specifically for undergraduate students, from research skills workshops, events, opportunities to get research support and connect with subject specialists, ways to find materials, and more. 

Library Search - search here for e-books, print materials, and other resources at the library. See the Finding Books tab for help with locating books

Library Databases - we have hundreds of databases where you can find articles, data, streaming videos, newspapers, archival materials, and more. See the Finding Articles tab for more information and recommended databases.

How to Use this Guide

Welcome to your course library research guide. Feel free to contact your course librarian, Sarah Morris, if you have questions or if you'd like to set up an appointment to discuss your research assignment in more detail.

This guide has a few different sections designed to help you both with your research in this class and with your information and media literacy skills more generally.

Get Started - Learn tips and best practices for starting a research assignment, including selecting and refining your research topic.

Evaluate Sources - Learn best practices for how to evaluate different types of sources and information you might come across in your research.

Find Background Information - Learn ways to discover more about your topic.

Find Articles - Learn ways to find articles using databases at the Emory libraries

Find Books - Learn how to find books at the Emory libraries

Get Help with Writing, Citing, Presentations, and More - Learn about resources to help you with the final phases of your research project, including ways to get help with writing a paper, citing sources, giving a presentation, creating a digital artifact like an online exhibit, and more.