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Resources to help you with your papers and assignments for ENG 201


Welcome to the English 201 Library Guide. In this guide you will find resources that will help you as you work on your papers for English 201. You will find helpful databases, search tips, and paper polishing advise on each of the following topics:

If, at any point, you have questions or need research help, please ask a librarian.

Writing Help

Are you feeling stuck or feel that you could use some help in your writing? Feel free to check the links below to receive some guidance and inspiration. 

Other Helpful Books

Books for the class

You will be required to pick one of these books, you can find them all here at the Library! 

Malcolm Gladwell's second book. It presents in popular science format research from psychology and behavioral economics on the adaptive unconscious: mental processes that work rapidly and automatically from relatively little information.

An eloquent guide to thoughtful behavior and common decency presents twenty-five rules for connecting successfully with others, revealing how to apply each rule to everyday life to make your life, as well as the lives of others, more comfortable and fulfilling.

Sheldon's story traces the account of the fictional Reverend Maxwell who challenges himself and his congregation to constantly ask, "What would Jesus do?" This question puts all of life's circumstances in a new light. Those characters in Sheldon's book who take the challenge of this question seriously live dramatically changed lives.

Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In is a massive cultural phenomenon and its title has become an instant catchphrase for empowering women. The book soared to the top of bestseller lists internationally, igniting global conversations about women and ambition.

The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on such areas as public health, environmental science, and issues affecting the quality of life. Our scientists have produced landmark studies on the dangers of DDT, tobacco smoke, acid rain, and global warming. But at the same time, a small yet potent subset of this community leads the world in vehement denial of these dangers.

The introvert/extrovert divide is the most fundamental dimension of personality. And at least a third of us are on the introverted side. Some of the world's most talented people are introverts. Without them, we wouldn't have the Apple computer, the theory of relativity and Van Gogh's sunflowers.

This interesting biography of Henry Eyring, a famed and charismatic Mormon scientist, is revealing about both the man's intellectual acuity and scientific accomplishments as well as his powerful personal impact on people. Eyring, while educated at Princeton and known for excellence in research, returned to Utah to raise his family. 

Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting a long-distance carrier, applying to college, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions-both big and small-have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.