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To use any of the Learning Commons' materials or resources, you must first sign in with your User ID and PIN Number. These can be found on the back of your ID card or under "My Info" on the NWP App. 

User ID: long barcode 

PIN: last 4 digits of barcode

Working on an English assignment? Check out the links to the left to help you with the research, planning, and writing process.

  • Under Databases, you will find search tools and links to start looking for different sources for your paper, including newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, as well as books.
  • Under Finding Books and Finding Articles, you can read about some strategies to use when navigating databases to find the best sources for your assignment.
  • Under Reference Materials, you will find links to different dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other sources of basic factual information for reference.

Under MLA Citation, you will find our guide to the 8th and 9th editions of MLA for both in-text and works cited list citation, as well as overall MLA formatting.

    More questions?

If you have any specific writing questions, or would like some personalized feedback on your paper, feel free to email or make an appointment with our Writing Support Specialist.

If you have any specific research-related questions, or want to learn more about the research process, visit the More Questions? Ask a Librarian! tab to the left.

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