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ENGL 1102 with Meghan Hood: Finding Sources

Assignment Instructions


  • to implement intellectual curiosity by identifying a narrowed down argument (a claim supported with reasoning) within a topic 
  • to persuade others that your argument (a claim supported by reasoning) is relevant to you, significant to your readers, and generally worthy of exploration.

Below are different source types to support your argument that are available to you at GSU Library.  If you don't see what you need, visit our Databases page and read the descriptions.  You are always welcome to contact your librarian, Sheeji Kathuria, for more help.

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Scholarly Articles

Reports on Opposing Viewpoints

Data and Polls

Government Documents

An advanced Google search tip!  Add "" to your keyword search to limit to websites with a .gov domain.  ".gov" sites are U.S. government sites, and include but are not limited to the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Census, etc.

Interviews and Documentaries

Current Events & News