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LAR101: Taking a Stance

LAR101: Taking a Stance

Welcome to LAR101! This guide was created to help you complete research for the LAR101 class Taking a Stance. Check out the tabs to the left to find tips, tricks, and resources to use as you write your persuasive essay on a controversial topic.

For in-depth research help in any subject, check out the library's Research Basics Guide!

Find Background Information

Access the New York Times

Follow these directions to register for a NYTimes.com Group Pass, and receive full access to extensive breaking news and multimedia of the New York Times without a personal subscription.

NEW USERS

  • From a networked computer on campus visit http://accessnyt.com/
  • Search for / select Doane. You will be routed to our welcome page.
  • Use your Doane College email address to create a free NYTimes account
  • You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the START YOUR ACCESS screen
  • Now you can enjoy seamless access to NYTimes.com, INYT.com and NYTimes mobile apps by logging in to your NYTimes.com account from any location

RETURNING USERS

  • From a networked computer on campus visit http://accessnyt.com/
  • Search for / select Doane. You will be routed to our welcome page.
  • Click "Already have an account? Log in here" link, and enter your existing username (Doane email address) and password.

DOWNLOAD FREE MOBILE APPS:

Phones: Mobile apps for iPhone/iPod Touch (IOS 5.0+), Android (OS 2.1+), and Windows (7.5 O.S.) phones are included as part of Academic Pass.

Tablets: Sorry, mobile apps for tablets are NOT part of the Academic Pass. However, you can access the NYTimes.com mobile site (mobile.nytimes.com) through the browser on your tablet.