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ENGL 1030: Composition & Rhetoric

This guide will help students enrolled in ENGL 1030 find resources to complete the major assignments

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Position Statement and Reflection

In order to build on your research from Mapping the Controversy assignment, you will need to find additional information. Use the resources below. 

Finding Relevant Sources

List of South Carolina Newspapers
View a list of the newspapers of South Carolina.
News and Current Issues - Newspapers & More Guide
Get access to national and local newspapers and other current issues resources.
The Tiger (1907-2015)
Use the search box on the top left side to search for a particular word. It may take a minute for the results to load.
The Tiger (2005-Current)
Current issues online & searchable since 2005. When you go to "Print Archive," use the search box on the top left side to search for a particular word. It may take a minute for the results to load.
US Major Dailies
Full-text articles from Los Angeles Times, New York Times, New York Times Book Review, New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal (eastern edition), Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune; dates vary by newspaper.
Lexis Uni (formerly Nexis Lexis)
News, business, law, and general reference.
Chronicling America
Newspaper pages for selected states; 1880-1922. Use the drop down boxes to filter by state and publication year.
Clemson University Yearbooks
Use the search box on the top left side to search for a particular word or phrase. Results will take a minute to load.
Undergraduate Announcements
Announcements have been online since 2000. Older editions under various titles in Special Collections.
Graduate Announcements
Online since 2004; earlier editions in Special Collections.
Clemson University Interactive Fact Book
Clemson University by the numbers: student head count, FTEs, majors, degrees awarded, employee data, class size, & more.
FindIt at Clemson Libraries Search Tool
Search for books, ebooks, articles, and more with this search tool.
Academic Search Complete Database (General Database)
As a general database, has newspaper articles, magazine articles, journal articles and more on various subjects. Select "Choose Databases" at the top of the search boxes to select additional databases to search.
JSTOR Database
Database of scholarly journal articles, with particularly strong collections in the humanities and social sciences.
Issues and Controversies
Browse by topic or search for an area of interest. To see the in-depth pro/con write ups, limit your search results to "articles.".
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Articles exploring different sides of major social issues.
Google Scholar
Search for articles, books, and grey literature. Use AND, OR, and the minus sign (-) to limit results.
A-Z Databases
Listing of all of the databases Clemson Libraries subscribes to.