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ENGL 127 Writing: Social Sciences (Rooney): Home

The Serial Project: For students enrolled in English 127 with Ari Rooney

In this guide...

Use the tabs above to open pages with research help for your Background Essay and Literature Review.

Note that some of the tabs have sub-pages.

For your Background Essay:

  • Getting started
  • Types of information
  • Find reference articles
  • Find magazine and newspaper articles
  • Find books & book chapters
  • Find documentaries, tv, or radio programs
  • Find good web sites

For your Literature Review:

  • Find peer-reviewed scholarly articles
  • Elements of a Scholarly Research Article
  • Scholarly vs. Popular Journal Articles
  • What about Scholarly Books? 

This guide also includes information on:

  • Citing sources with APA format
  • Evaluating information sources
  • Finding help

Research Log Handouts: 


Welcome to the online library guide for The Podcast Project - 

Ari Rooney's section of ENGL 127: Writing for the Social Sciences.

This guide will help you through your research and writing assignments. 

Fig.1. "The Serial Project. Season 1." This American Life. Webshot. Web. 18 Oct. 2015.