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ENGLISH 500: Introduction to Graduate Studies in English: Welcome

Welcome to Research in English and Comparative Literature

(Re)Search   Inquire   Explore

Welcome to research in English and Comparative Literature. As you embark on your journey as a student, scholar, and writer, please know that the library and librarians are here to support you. We are excited to share part of your research journey. Please feel welcome to reach out whenever you need Research Help. Best wishes for an enriching research experience. 

Dream. Imagine. Explore. Ask questions.

Services - Resources - Goals

Research Support Services 

Pollak Library Website: OneSearch, Databases, Guides, My Library, Get (Research) Help. 

English & Comparative Literature Databases 


University Archives & Special Collections 

Research Help: In-Person, 24/7 Chat, Research Consultations.

Illiad Interlibrary Loan (ILL): A free service to request books and articles from other libraries. 

EndNote Web: Manage, format, share citations.

Orcid (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier): Create an account.


Information Technology: CEDA, Tech support, software, Makerspace, Data Visualization, Interdisciplinary College Collaboration Space.

Research Goals

Research Goals


Explore research topics and interests
Conduct literary, historical, and cultural research

 

Analyze / focus topics
Learn to create effective search strategies
Discover subjects and related concepts


Understand research resources 

Distinguish source types
Evaluate sources

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