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English Composition 1001

Research made easy.

What's in this Guide

This guide will walk you through the steps of the research process for your English 1001 paper--from choosing a research topic, to finding, evaluating, and citing a variety of sources. 

Your Librarians

If you need any assistance throughout the research process, contact one of the English Composition Librarians:

Olga Hart

Phone: (513) 556-1850

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Erin Rinto

Phone: (513) 556-4035

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Debbie Tenofsky

Phone: (513) 556-1888

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Debbie Tenofsky


Michael Alfieri 

Phone: (513) 556-1852

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Helpful Links

Off Campus Access

When to Use: Ideal for research sessions that require quick and easy access. 

How to Connect: Click on the Library Off Campus Access (Proxy) Button to login with your UC ID username and password. Once you login, you'll be returned to the main Library homepage and can begin your research.

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UC Access Only

When to Use: Ideal method for longer research sessions up to 24 hours. 

How to Connect
Firefox or Chrome browsers are recommended

  • Go to 
  • Login using your UC ID username and password (6+2 - same as Blackboard and Canvas).
  • Once logged in, click the link to UC Libraries
  • You will be sent to the libraries home page.
  • Once here you are now in the new VPN. DO NOT CLOSE THIS TAB OR PAGE

Get Help: For help connecting via VPN, visit IT@UC Service Portal to report issues or call 513-556-4357.

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