Technical writing (WR227) Guide

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  • Utilize the available tutorials listed on the right-hand column if you are not sure of certain topics.
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Information Literacy Outcomes for WR 227

Students in WR 227 are expected to have mastered all of the Information Literacy Outcomes for WR 121. In addition to those outcomes, WR 227 students will be expected to:

  • Use all available resources to complete a literature review on a given topic
  • Identify subject-specific databases and search engines relevant to their topic
  • Obtain materials, if necessary, from other libraries using Interlibrary Loan services or by physically visiting other libraries
Plagiarism Tutorial
Want to make sure that you're not committing plagiarism unintentionally as you write your papers? This tutorial from the University of Southern Mississippi will help.


Search many LBCC Library databases simultaneuosly

Find books outside of LBCC and order through Interlibrary Loan
WorldCat catalog

When you see an item is "held by other libraries," click on the title then on this link to order through interlibrary loan.

LBCC Online Writing Lab (OWL)
LBCC Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Submit your paper electronically to the LBCC Writing Center, and they will send written feedback in 48-72 hours.
How to use books for research
Ordering Library books for curbside pickup
Using eBook Central
Find an Article

EBSCO Host Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier

Provides citations and full-text for articles published in nearly 4,500 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, this database provides citations and abstracts for articles found in more than 8,000 publications.

Gale Academic OneFile Academic Onefile

Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals and reference sources. Covers physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, with articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text format.

Subject Databases

The LBCC Library has a number of subject-specific databases. Here are just a few that you might try:

How to use Academic Search Premier and similar databases