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ENGL Murphy: Educated by Tara Westover

A Guide to Educated for ENGL100

Map of IdahoThis guide has been designed by your class librarian in order to help you find resources for your essay related to the book Educated by Tara Westover. In this guide you will find:

  • Tips for brainstorming
  • Books and ebooks related to issues in Educated
  • A list of the best library article databases for your topic
  • Reference books to help you along the way
  • Citation resources to help put the finishing touches on your paper

Use the pages in this guide to navigate the different resources related to your topic and find resources to support your paper.


Before you start...

Take a few moments to actually sit down and spend time thinking and making notes about your assignment. This brainstorming will help you to get started.

Ask yourself questions like:

  • What kinds of businesses or companies am I interested in?
  • What do they sell?
  • Who are their competitors?
  • Who do I think is their target market?

Once you've done that, go back and review what you've written and look for keywords, ideas, and themes to help start your searching.