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English: 101 - Stoddart

English 101 - College Reading & Composition I

English 101 is a reading and composition course designed to prepare students to handle a wide range of college writing assignments and to acquire the analytic skills necessary for effective academic preparation. Stress is placed on the organization and composition of objective expository and argumentative essays, including the research paper.

Research Topic

Author: Hermann Hesse


Navigate to the Find Books tab and use the library catalog search box. 

Search by:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Keyword
  • Themes


Connect to the catalog by viewing the books below:

  1. Click on the blue link to open the item record in the library catalog. Take note of the school location, call number, and status. 
  2. To find similar books, click on Catalog Record and look at the Subject Terms to see how the item was cataloged. 
  3. Click on the Subject Term to navigate to items cataloged with that term and view results. 

To begin a new search after viewing a book, click Search/Home on the top left bar. 

Assignment Requirements

Type: Essay

Length: 5-8 pages

Citation Format: MLA

Required Sources: 4 outside sources (articles & books) besides the primary text.

Example Sources:

Articles Academic/Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine
Books Print, eBook, Reference
Media Video, Audio, Image
Miscellaneous Personal Interview



Navigate to the Find Articles tab and view the Databases by Subject page.

Recommended Subject Databases Collections: Religion/Philosophy

For searching multiple EBSCOHost databases, we recommend that you select the following:

Academic Search Premier

Recommended Search Terms

Recommended Search Terms:

  • Four Noble Truths
  • Samsara
  • ​Eightfold Path
  • Siddhartha
  • Buddha
  • Religion
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy


Navigate to the eBooks tab to search for eBooks in the EBSCO and Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) databases.