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ENG 1050 - Introduction to College Writing

Building Knowledge

Gathering Background Information

Use reference sources, like those listed below, to get some basic information about your topic that will make it easier to determine if the articles are a good fit for your research. 

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If you search the databases (or any other resource) and find articles that you want that the library does not have access to, you can request them using interlibrary loan. It may take from several days to several weeks for your articles to arrive.

Use this form to request articles.  Library staff will contact you when the article arrives and you can pick it up at the 1st floor Help Desk.

Looking for articles? Use a database!

More McQuade databases are available from the A-Z list of databases

For off-campus access, login using your Merrimack username and password.

Database search tools limit the quantity and type of your results. The tools below are from an EBSCO database, but all McQuade databases have tools to refine your results.

Additional database tools provide you with options for saving and citing your sources. The tools listed below are from an EBSCO database, but all McQuade databases feature similar options. 

Find a journal or newspaper: