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English Composition I

This guide will help you explore your topic and find the sources you need for your out-of-class research paper assignment.

Introduction to Information Literacy

This guide is the online version of the Introduction to Information Literacy sessions taught in the Library for English Composition I classes. You will learn how to:

  1. distinguish different source types based on the intended audience, kind of information communicated, and purpose of the source
  2. write a good research question
  3. use strategic exploration of a topic to develop a manageable research question


The worksheet below is used in all face-to-face library instruction sessions for English Composition I. Download and print the worksheet to keep notes on what you learn and draft your own research question.