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ENG 101 - Composition as Critical Inquiry

This guide, developed specifically for students enrolled in ENG 101, provides strategies and resources for finding examples of a rhetorical genre, writings about writing, types of sources, evaluating information, and citing sources.

About Milner

Library Floormaps

Within the Library's six floors it provides a varieity of resources, study spaces, and help desks through out the building. Click the floor number to view a map of each floor. Learn more about Milner by taking the  iTour, a video-based guided walking tour. We sponsor a variety of art exhibits, speakers, book talks, and other events throughout the year.

Floor One

  • Onsite storage referred to as Storage Basement.
  • Computer classroom 164D

Floor Two

  • Reference Desk & Resources
  • Check Out and Book Return Desk
  • Milner Computer Lab
  • Computer classroom 213C
  • Current magazines, journals, and newspapers
  • Newspaper microform collections and readers
  • DVDs and Media Viewing
  • Milner Cafe
  • Niiyama Poetic Japanese Pottery

Floor Three

  • Books for psychology, philospohy, anthropology, and history
  • Library Administration offices
  • Call Numbers: A, B, C, D, E, F.

Floor Four

  • Books for business, economics, history, political science, sociology, social work, anthropology, law, criminal justice, geography
  • Government Documents
  • Map Collection
  • Call Numbers: G, H, J, K

Floor Five

  • Books for agriculture, audiology, biological sciences, chemistry, clinical psychology, environmental health, geology, health sciences, home economics, industrial technology, information technology, mathematics, military science, occupational safety, physical education, physics, photography, and speech pathology.
  • Call Numbers On Floor 5: Q, R, S, T, U, V, Z.

Floor Six

  • Books for education, music, art, film, language, literature, and theater
  • Music CDs and Scores
  • Playbills
  • Special Collections/Rare Book Room
  • Teaching Materials Center (TMC)
  • Call Numbers: L, M, N, P. TMC: Easy Readers, Fiction, Non-fiction, Textbooks Collection.
  • Flexible learning spaces in the Southwest, Northwest, and Northeast Corners

Learn more about call numbers on our Understanding Call Numbers guide.

Check out and return items such as:

  • books
  • dvds
  • course reserves

at the Check Out Desk on Floor 2 (Main Floor). It is the desk to your left when you walk into the library.


The Library does not buy textbooks out right. However, you may still be able to access the book here. The video below shows how to search our resources to determine if we have a copy of your textbook(s). (View the script.)

There are numerous ways to get help with your research projects. Here are the options we recommend.