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English: Overview


Welcome to the English guide from the Library. This is designed to cover the Liberal Arts classes under the heading "English," including writing and literature classes. For broader resources, see the Liberal Arts guide (click HERE).

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Reference Sources (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries):

  • Basic overview of subject 
  • Quick lookup of factual information
  • Recommendations for more in-depth information  


  • In-depth research 
  • Analysis of an issue's context
  • Historical information  


  • Narrowly focused analysis
  • Detailed findings from individual studies
  • Current information on a topic

St. Jerome in His Study by Jan van Eyck, c. 1435
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