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ENL102 English Composition II-Griffin: Sources

Resources for Professor Griffin's ENL102 classes

Off Campus Access?

You can access these databases from off campus by using your library barcode.  If you need a barcode, bring your ID to the front desk and we will be happy to give you one!

General Sources

Newspaper Sources

Literary Databases

Book reviews and literary analysis of Fun Home and Citizen.

-Search for "Alison Bechdel" "Fun Home" or "Claudia Rankine" Citizen.  Putting the names and titles in quotes will look for that exact wording and eliminate false hits.


Historical Sources

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an excellent database for issue and argumentative papers.  It is a great source for articles about Trayvon Martin, police shootings and current issues dealing with race and sexuality.  Try a search in the box above.  Your results will be broken down into the following categories:
  • Viewpoints:  Editorial content and opinion pieces
  • News, Magazines, Academic Journals:  Articles from newspapers, magazines and academic journals
  • Reference:  Information gathered from reference books such as encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • Statistics:  Statistical information, generally in charts and tables
  • Primary Sources:  Letters, interviews, transcripts or hearings and meetings, laws, and more
  • Websites:  Websites selected for their relevance to the topic
  • Interactive Maps: Maps based on the topic
  • Audio and Video:  Generally from radio and television news sources such as NPR and NBC
  • Images