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Shapiro Library

ENG 122 - Composition

This guide is developed for your course by SNHU Librarians to help you succeed and learn more about using the library.

Library Orientation Video


The Shapiro Library has a wealth of resources, including books, ebooks, journal articles, newspaper articles, magazine articles, and much more. This brief orientation video will help you navigate our website and understand the tools and resources available to you.

 

A Few Search Tips


While you won't need to research additional articles as you write your critical analysis for this course, you may find that you'd like to try a few searches to see what resources the library has available on a certain subject. To do that, you can use the Multi-Search, which is the search box right on the library home page. It is our primary search engine, and you can use it to find scholarly articles, book, eBooks, newspaper articles, dissertations and theses, book reviews, and more! 

The Multi-Search, like most of the library's databases, is best searched using keywords rather than long sentences or phrases. You can combine the keywords in various ways to create different searches, using strategies like Boolean operators, and quotation marks for phrase searching. Here are some tips to help you combine your keywords and create effective searches.