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College Writing 1

Research guide for College Writing 1 students

Search the WU Libraries' Classic Catalog

 The Classic Catalog includes records for books, journals, newspapers, conference proceedings, government documents, microforms, DVDs, and audio recordings that are held in the WU Libraries. The Classic Catalog does NOT include journal articles; use article databases for articles.  Also, see "Using the Classic Catalog" for more info.

Search for books using Washington University Libraries' catalog.

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Books and More

Just want to browse? Library of Congress Classification Outline
But remember, browsing just browsing the stacks misses ebooks, books at other locations and books that are checked out.

OR try Primo which includes the Catalog and much more.  More information


Elements of Library Research / Mary E. George (2008)

Select Reference Sources by Subject

The titles below are a mere sample of all the subject encyclopedias available.  Some are in print and others are online. 

If you want to look for more, just add the word encyclopedia to your keyword search in the Catalog.