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English Composition: Welcome

General library resources and information for English Composition courses.


English Composition • Library Guide

Welcome to the course library guide for English Composition. It is a starting point for locating Archer Library information and resources for course assignments. Here you will find:

  • Library Databases recommendations for composition topics and a link to A to Z Databases.
  • Evaluating Information
  • Information for reviewing journal types & peer review.
  • Locating Books & eBooks
  • Writing Resources including links to WCC

Using this Library Guide

Navigate this guide using the tabs located at the top of the page; several include drop-down menu options with additional information. Select a tab to review page contents and use the arrow to locate corresponding topics. Feel free to download, print, and save any handouts provided.

Resources are updated frequently, take time to bookmark this resource guide for later use. Archer Library guides are available online, 24/7.

Questions? We Can Help.

Guide Resources: If you have questions about any of the Archer Library resources presented in this guide, or need help using them, feel free to contact me via email at

Online Help: Ask a Librarian chat is available for help during reference hours; a chat widget is located on this page. You may also email a member of the reference team at

Schedule a research appointment: Librarians can help you craft and manage effective search strategies, locate articles in library databases, use OhioLINK and Interlibrary loan, and more. Fill out this online help form to get started.

English Composition Library Guides

There are other English Composition library guides available for use.  If a professor has scheduled multiple instruction sessions or requested a guide to support a specific assignment, there may be an additional guide available for use.  Explore the main library guide page, select English as the subject, and look for your instructor's name.


Diane Schrecker

Diane Schrecker, MLIS, M.Ed.

Curriculum & Instruction Librarian
Head of the IRC
☏ 419.207.6406

Instructional Resource Center
Archer Library at Ashland University
509 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805

☏ 419.289.5406

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