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A guide to help you find library resources for English literature and writing

Getting Started

The first step in finding resources for any assignment is knowing how to use the library catalogue.

Here are some tips for how to search for books and other physical items in the library, and how to request items from another library if we don't have the books you need.

Here are some videos that show you step-by-step how to search for books and articles, how to place a hold on an item you need that is signed out, and how to renew items you still need.

Introduction to Research

Finding a good topic to write about can be challenging at first. Here is a guide that can help you narrow down a topic and show you what different kinds of sources are available in or through the library.

Information Literacy Tutorials

The library has a number of helpful tutorials that walk you through the process of identifying, finding, evaluating, and citing resources. Click on any of the links below to learn more about any of these things, or find all the tutorials here.