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English 163 - Lit Circle Research: Background Research

Tips for Success

Read a reference article in Opposing Viewpoints in Context to get familiar with your topic. Look for important words and phrases to help you search for more information on your topic. 



Note-taking using Google Docs.

Home Access to Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. 

If you see the screen shown below, use your GBS username (ID number only) and password to log in. Use the same username & password you use to log into all other GBS resources (Power School, library lab computers, etc):


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