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English Language Learners - Resources

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This guide was created to support English Language Institute (ELI) students and English language learners. Use this guide to get started with research and find resources on English language skills. In this guide, you will find books, videos, articles, and websites available through Seneca Libraries and online.
 

Looking for support with research, creating digital media, or writing?

Want to know more about Seneca Libraries' online resources and services? Check out a short library introduction for ELI students.

 

Open library introduction for ELI students 

What are Library Databases?

Databases are organized collections of information. You may not realize it, but you already use databases in your daily life like Netflix, Spotify, and your phone's contacts list. 

The library has a selection of useful databases where you can find credible sources including newspaper articles, books, and videos. Here are some databases to help you get started with your research. For more databases, please see the Research section of this guide.

APA Manual (cover image)APA Citation Guide

Use the Seneca Libraries APA Citation Guide to support integration of sources in your academic work. The Citation Guide will help you avoid plagiarism, create in-text citations, and citations for your References page.

                            MLA Citation Guide

Use the Seneca Libraries MLA Citation Guide to support integration of sources in your academic work. The Citation Guide will help you avoid plagiarism, create in-text citations, and citations for your Works Cited page.

Destination Academic Integrity (cover image)Destination Academic Integrity

Complete this interactive module to discover the supports and services that will help you understand and practice academic integrity at Seneca.

 

More Citation Support

calendar icon (in white) Assignment Planner
This Planner will help you break down your assignment or project into manageable steps and guide you to useful services and tools from the Library and Learning Centre. Follow the guidelines for the assignment as discussed in class and consult with your Professor/Instructor if you have any specific questions about the assignment dates.
 
 


Library Research & Citation Tutorials

The following self-paced library tutorials provide an introduction on how to research topics and cite sources:

Research

Citation

Related Tutorials

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Teaching & Collections Liaison Librarian
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