English Quick Start Guide
1. Article Literature
Starting your article search in OmniFile Full-Text Select or Academic Search Premier will usually yield the best results. However, if you still can't find the right article, click on the Articles Tab to find more places to search.
2. Background Information
There are several places to look for English background information. Our physical collection's reference section has a number of helpful resources of English background information. For electronic resources, both Gale Virtual Reference Library and Ebrary eBooks are good places to search.
3. Statistical Information
Google Ngrams is a helpful place to search for English statistics.
4. Primary Sources and Literary Criticism
We purchase most primary source materials in print. We purchase most literary criticism in electronic format, which are available through our various databases.
Performed plays can also be primary sources, Check out our streaming videos of Theater in Video.
5. Still can't find what you are looking for?
Ask a librarian! You can find our contact information on the right side of this page.