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English 100

Everything an English 100 student will need to know

English 100

Everything You Need To Know About the Library for English 100 

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This Guide is full of helpful library information which will be useful for students new to using an academic library, or are in English 100.

If you have questions or need help, contact the Reference Desk  or contact the subject librarian for your area. 

Suggested Databases for Basic Research

Just to get started, here are a few of the most popular databases for general research. You can go into the Research Guides and select on in you major to get advice on which is the best database to use for your particular major's needs.

Call Numbers

Use One Search to search for specific items in the collection, or more narrowly-defined subjects.

call numbers

CALL NUMBER       (how to read the Library of Congress call numbers)


BF 11.H39  

BF= Subject Area

11= Location within the subject- Like a Street AddressNumbers go from 1-9999 (so: 11 is in beginning of BF section, 9879 is at end of BF section)

.H39= (shows where the book sits on the shelf in the BF11 area) -stands for author’s name


Citing Resources MLA, APA


MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers  



MLA Purdue OWL 

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 


APA Purdue OWL


WKU Writing Center Information

If you should have difficulties and need help with your  writing, please contact the folks at the Writing Center to make an appointment for someone to work with you one-on-one. 

WKU Writing Center

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Monday - Friday: 9 am - 4 pm

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Sunday - Thursday: 5 pm - 9 pm


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