library hours

Weekdays 7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Your Librarian is on campus on Thursdays & Fridays

Library Reservations: click to schedule your classes in the library

library staff

Cathron Logan, Librarian

Ms. Karin Inzunza, Support Services Technician

Search our Databases

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Student Resources is a source of general information. Start here! Opposing Viewpoints is for controversial issues and finding persuasive articles. Science in Context covers scientific concepts, scientists, health, and disease topics.

Report papers vs research papers

Report Papers

Purpose is TO INFORM

  • TOPIC-based

  • GENERAL Discussion

  • SUMMARIZES information gathered

  • Presents analysis and interpretation of OTHERS

  • DOES NOT result in new knowledge

Research Papers

  • Purpose is TO CONVINCE

  • QUESTION-based

  • Have a clear, arguable THESIS

  • YOU use data and ideas as evidence to support YOUR opinion

  • YOU analyze and interpret information

  • YOUR unique perspective and conclusion