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English: Subject Guide




Research Assistance

This guide highlights SU Library resources related to the study of English language and literature.  Here you will find information on how to search for for books, articles, and other resources.  You will also find subject specific online databases and subject specific platforms that support the study of English.

For further assistance email or click here to schedule a research appointment

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Vicki Winstead
Smith Library Center 103D

English at Southwestern

Welcome to the English Language & Literature Research Guide! This guide has information and tools for research in English. 

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This guide supports the teaching and study of English language and literature.  English literature includes creative writing, drama, poetry, almost any type of writing; from medieval manuscripts to gaming!  Additional information on where to find reviews, primary sources, how to cite and some other specialized resources.  This guide shows:

  • Where to look for scholarly articles
  • How to locate books in the library catalog

  • Request materials through Get It! (Interlibrary Loan)

  • How to find criticism and reviews on an author, title, genre.

  • And more!