Course: Eng 101 English Comp I

Professor Linda Moussouris

US Economy

This guide is designed to help you research English Composition topics. It includes an index of scholarly sources that should be used. Included in the list are websites and search engines that will be helpful in your research. If you have any trouble finding these sources, please ask a librarian for help. Good Luck! Any comments or suggestions are welcome!
  • RCC Library Home Page: Most materials found in this research guide are available at the library's home page.
  • Please contact Ted, (Totsaporn Intarabumrung) if you have any questions concerning this guide or research.
Today Goal
Explore information resources related to education in the library.



The on-line catalog provides access to the Library's collection of approximately 40,000 books, periodicals and audio-visual titles. These resources may be used to find information for assignments or general interest.
Tutorial for searching catalog and ordering books from Metro Boston Library Network (includes BPL)

Good Search Terms to use: words or phrase

  • "household" and "expenses"
  • "household" and "budgets"
  • "salary" and "jobs"
  • "masculinity" and "rap"

New Books

Black Women

Black Women and Music: More Than the Blues. ML82 .A37 2007

Top 100 Jobs

America's Top 100 Jobs for People Without a Four-Year Degree by Ronald L Krannich and Caryl Rae Krannich. Career HF5382.75 .U6 K716 2005

Reference Books

  • Bibliography
Afro-American Religious Music: A Bibliography and a Catalogue of Gospel Music, compiled by Irene V. Jackson. REF ML128 .S4J3
Women in American Music: A bibliography. By Joann Skowronski. REF ML128 .W7S6
Women in American Music: A bibliography of Music and Literature, compiled and edited by Adrienne F. Block and Carol Neuls-Bates. REF ML128 .W7B6

  • Encyclopedia
  • Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries. 5th ed. REF HD2324 .E528 2007
  • Reports
CQ Researcher 2006-present. REF H35 .C67 V2006 Jan-


Browse these paper journals and magazines in the library's first floor periodicals section for articles.
  • Newsweeks
  • US News & World Report


Access to millions of journal, magazine, newspaper and reference source articles through our research databases.
  • Academic Search Premier,Provides full text for more than 3,800 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study
  • Credo Reference, providing comprehensive information under disciplinary subjects.
  • Facts On File 1941, providing articles selected under the current topics in newspapers and magazines.
  • Campus Research, providing newpaper articles, court cases, and law.

Web sites

There are many good web sites on the internet. These web sites have been evaluated by library staff. Remember to always evaluate internet resources. To find out more about evaluating web sites, Lesley University has a very good guide.

Search Engines

Web Sites

Open Access journals

Basic Research Help

Please click the Ask a Librarian icon if you have any questions concerning these guides, need help finding material for your research or any general questions you might have.

General Library Information

Research guide prepared on 02.28.08 by Ted (Totsaporn) Intarabumrung: