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  • News for You “A weekly publication for adult learners that uses current events and human interest stories to engage learners’ interest while building skills in reading, comprehension, vocabulary, and more.” Use A9E170 for “Sign In” (mid-screen, next to News for You) News for You “A weekly publication for adult learners that uses current events and human interest stories to engage learners’ interest while building skills in reading, comprehension, vocabulary, and more.” Use A9E170 for “Sign In” (mid-screen, next to News for You)
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    Movies

    Graphic Novels, Manga, Anime

    English Composition & Grammer

    • Composition: PE 1404
    • Dictionaries: PE 1625
    • Pronunciation: PE 1137
    • Grammar: PE 1112

     

    research sources iconResearch databases contain journal articles, eBooks and more to help with your research.

    The following databases allow you to sort your results by reading level (Lower is easier):

  • eLibrary Full Text. Interdisciplinary multi-format research database — a little bit of everything. A ProQuest database. eLibrary Full Text. Interdisciplinary multi-format research database — a little bit of everything. A ProQuest database.
  • News for You “A weekly publication for adult learners that uses current events and human interest stories to engage learners’ interest while building skills in reading, comprehension, vocabulary, and more.” Use A9E170 for “Sign In” (mid-screen, next to News for You) News for You “A weekly publication for adult learners that uses current events and human interest stories to engage learners’ interest while building skills in reading, comprehension, vocabulary, and more.” Use A9E170 for “Sign In” (mid-screen, next to News for You)
  • SIRS Discoverer Full Text. Interdisciplinary multi-format research database — a little bit of everything. SIRS Discoverer Full Text. Interdisciplinary multi-format research database — a little bit of everything.
  • Two citation styles are used most frequently at Whatcom Community College:

     

    APA Style

     

    Used in the social sciences such as Psychology or Nursing

     

    MLA Citations

    Used for English and the Humanities

    Check your assignment or ask your professor which citation style to use for your class research.

     

    Please see our citations page for more information about citations.  We also have an online tutorial for you.

     

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    360.383.3985

    If you have questions about your library account you can call

    360.383.3300