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ENG 085 Basic Reading and Writing Skills for International Students

ENG 085 Guide

This guide will help you complete your midterm essay assignment. This page features library databases and other resources to help you. Navigate to the other pages in this guide (located in the blue menu on the left side)  to find citation information as well as ways to receive more help from librarians and the Writing Center.

Best Resources for this Course

Finding Background Information

These are some great resources to use when you need to research a topic. Try these resources first before you look at Wikipedia! 



Finding Business Information

The following library databases will help you find business information, including SWOT information, financial data about public and private businesses, product information, as well as analysis from trade journals and financial experts.


Country Information

Use these credible resources to find information about the country you are researching for your assignment.


News and Magazine Articles

Use these resources to find credible, popular articles. Both the NYT and Flipster are available as apps.

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