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ENG 111: Immigration

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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.
  • Use the search examples listed under each database link if you need help getting started.
  • Always check the publication date of every resource you find, especially with this particular topic.
  • 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 with information about immigration.

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 is similar to what you use to access the PCC campus portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. For the username, use the first part of your myPittCC email address only. DO NOT include The password is exactly the same as what you use to log in to the campus portal. 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.