This guide is intended to introduce students in English 462 to the Literatures and Languages Library, literary research methods and how to use the Library's research resources.
This guide will explain how to find books and journal articles for your research, how to use major databases such as MLA International Bibliography and Literature Resource Center, provide an overview of the major research resources for American literature. The guide also features additional other useful tips for general information searches and techniques for managing your research.
If you need additional help or have any questions, contact English and Digital Humanities Librarian Harriett Green.
Please, Ask a Librarian!
Don't hesitate to ask if you need help! Whether you're trying to narrow down your topic, you're having trouble searching through an electronic database, or you're looking for one specific thing, just contact Harriett Green.
She can be reached by email at green19 [at] illinois.edu, by phone 217-333-4942, or visit her office in 200 South Main Library. For more information about library resources and help, visit the Literatures and Languages Library's website.
Please let us know in the comments section below if there's anything else you'd like to know that our teaching session, or this guide, didn't cover!