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ENG 1100 College Writing: Home

English, introductory research, citing sources

Welcome to David and Lorraine Cheng Library

This guide should serve as a starting point for your research needs for your College Writing course. Use the tabs at the top of the guide to locate different types of resources. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Library Hours

Fall Semester Hours  

Mon-Thurs:7:45am-11:45pm

Friday: 7:45am-10:00pm           

Saturday: 8:00am-8:00pm

Sunday: 12 noon-11:45pm

Spring Semester Hours  

Mon-Thurs:7:45am-11:45pm

Friday: 7:45am-10:00pm           

Saturday: 8:00am-8:00pm

Sunday: 12 noon-11:45pm 

Summer Hours  

Mon-Thurs:7:45am-10:00pm

Closed Friday          

Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm

Closed Sunday

See complete schedule for holidays and exceptions

  Have a Question? Contact a Librarian:

By phone

Call 973-720-2116

The Reference Desk is staffed until 10PM Sunday-Friday and until 8:00pm on Saturday.

By e-mail

Send your question to the Reference Desk via email - refdesk@wpunj.edu   Allow 24 hours for a response. 

Schedule a Research Appointment

Contact the library for an appointment with a Reference Librarian:  Schedule Research Help

Scholarly vs. Popular

Do you know the difference between what is considered to be a Scholarly publication and what is a Popular publication? View the Library's Tutorial to find out! Scholarly vs. Popular See full size image

ChengFind: Find Books & Media, Articles, and More!

When looking for books or media, you'll want to start with the ChengFind, our all-in-one-search tool.  ChengFind combines our Online Catalog with most of our Databases, allowing you to find articles, books, and other resources, all in one search!

Enter simple terms or concepts, rather than long phrases and questions.  For example, use terms like “gender” or “free trade” rather than “gender discrimination at work/glass ceiling”.  In this case, less is better…  Too many terms make it harder to find resources!

Comibine more than one term or concept to narrow your results, and use the different limits on the results page to narrow even more.

And, if you're off campus, be sure to Log In to make sure you can easily access the materials you find!

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Your Librarian

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Nancy Weiner
Contact:
Assistant Director
Access & Information Services
William Paterson University
David & Lorraine Cheng Library
Reference Office 107f
973-720-2161
weinern@wpunj.edu