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English

Guide to library and other resources on English, including literary criticism and writing.

Why Get Background Information?

Reasons to Take the Time to Find Background Information:

  • Identify and understand subject-specific terminology.
  • Put sources you find in context.
  • Learn major areas of research and unsettled questions.
  • Use citation lists to begin your research.

Reference Sources

These are just a few examples of reference sources you may find useful. To find more, search the catalog or browse the reference section of Beeghly.