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FYS: Coming of Age Story (Corpus)

This guide was developed for your FYS class


Welcome to the LibGuide for The Coming of Age Story

This guide is meant to help you develop the skills and tools to accomplish your course objectives:

  • To reflect on significant questions about yourself, your community, and your world.
  • To develop the capacity to read and think critically.
  • To develop the capacity to write clear and persuasive expository and argumentative essays with an emphasis on thesis formation and development.
  • To gain an understanding of basic principles of oral communication as they apply to classroom discussion.
  • To understand the liberal arts as a vital and evolving tradition and to see yourself as agents within that tradition.
  • To develop capacities for careful and open reflection on questions of values and norms.
  • To develop the ability to carry out research for the purpose of inquiry and to support claims.

I am here to help you.  Please let me know when you have questions.

Resources for your research

Here are a few examples of Databases that might be of help for your assignments:

For more options, please see Butler Databases (By Subject)

Available through Interlibrary Loan


Email Butler University Libraries
Irwin Library: 317-940-9227
Science Library: 317-940-9937

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