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WRR203: Foundations of Written Discourse

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Click on the "Ask Chat with a librarian" icon to check their hours (weekdays, some week nights and weekends) and start a chat session with library staff from across Ontario. 

This service can help you to:

  • Find sources about a topic, Locate a specific book or article
  • Use library tools effectively for research or citation style. 

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What kind of information and research do you need?

Day of ...  Week of ... Week after ... Months after ... Year after & later
  • Social Media
  • TV News
  • Web-based News
  • Newspapers
  • Web-based News
  • Popular Magazines
  • Some Trade Magazines
  • Academic and scholarly journals
  • Some Trade Magazines
  • Books
  • Government Reports
  • Reference Collections 

Think about the different types of information these sources 

  • Immediate response
  • First person accounts
  • Commentary from experts, organizations, or general public
  • In-depth research (overview or very specific aspects)
  • Brief overview of a topic 
  • Images, Figures or Tables of Data