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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 in Academic Video Online Premier or Films on Demand.

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.

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