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Lansing Community College Library

English 122 - Composition II: Books

Library resources for argumentative essays.

Finding Books and More - Library Catalog

 

Search the Catalog for books, e-books, streaming video, government documents, magazines, journals, and newspapers, and course reserves.

How to Find Books about Literature

  1. Select Author from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog.
  2. Type the author's name (last name, first name).

Screenshot of Author search in Library Catalog. Select Author from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog. Type the author's name (last name, first name).

 

Sample searches for books by an author:

  1. Select Subject from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog.
  2. Type the author's name (last name, first name).Screenshot of Subject search in Library Catalog. Select Subject from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog. Type the author's name (last name, first name).
  3. Click on the subject heading Criticism and Interpretation.

Screenshot of results for Subject search in Catalog for August Wilson. Click on the subject heading Criticism and Interpretation.

 

Sample searches for literary criticism about an author's work in the Library Catalog:

  1. Select Subject from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog.
  2. Type the author's name (last name, first name)Screenshot of Subject search for August Wilson in the Library Catalog. Select Subject from the dropdown menu to the left of the search box in the Library Catalog. Type the author's name (last name, first name)‚Äč
  3. Click on the Author's name in the results list to find books about the author.

Screenshot of the results for a Subject search for author in the Library Catalog. Click on the Author's name in the results list to find books about the author.

 

Sample searches for information about author's in the Library Catalog.