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ENG 111: Basic Research Resources

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Use the resources below to begin your research. Make sure that you pay attention to the search tips and examples listed on this page. They will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble finding sources for your assignment, ask a librarian for help.

Research Starters

The library databases listed below include lots of information about immigration, including background information, articles, essays, etc.

  • To search, click a database link, and enter a search term or phrase.
  • If off campus, you will be prompted to enter your myPittCC username and password.
  • If you need help, ask a librarian!

Opposing Viewpoints Immigration Page

  1. Type a keyword or phrase into the search box.
  2. Click the search button.
  3. Read the overview article (optional).
  4. Under the section titled, On This Page, click to view different types of resources.

More Databases

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus are similar to what you use to access the PCC portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. The only difference is that you DO NOT include the last part of your email address (@my.pittcc.edu) in the username. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Have questions? Ask us!