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Writing 105 (Downey): Library Welcome & Contact Info

Grammar & Style


At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • identify staff, resources, & services that can help with your research
  • distinguish between popular & scholarly sources
  • understand the advantages in using library databases
  • use search strategies & limiters to get the most out of your search results
  • find reliable and/or scholarly information in books, Google, & article databases

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

To install the VPN, click this link and follow the instructions. You can also drop by the IT Express desk on the second floor of the Library for additional help.


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Roving Reference - Peer Assistance

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Our Rovers are ready to assist you with your library research questions.


 Monday  7pm - 11pm
 Tuesday  7pm - 11pm
 Wednesday  7pm - 11pm
 Thursday  7pm - 11pm
 Friday  2pm - 5pm
 Saturday  2pm - 5pm
 Sunday  7pm - 11pm


Visit Roving Reference for more information.

Instruction Librarian

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Lindsay Davis
KL 275

Writing Center Pilot

Are you ...

  • developing a thesis?
  • organizing your ideas?
  • incorporating evidence?

Visit the Writing Center for an individual consultation with a peer.

Hours & Location

  • noon to 3pm in KL 260

Appointments & Events

  • Two half hour appointments per week can be made at WCOnline.
  • Visit the calendar for upcoming Writing Center Open House events.

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