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Research Guide for English: Resources

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Example: "tax fraud" and law

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Background Information

If you're looking for background information about a writer or text, try these resources:

 

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Example:  steinbeck and "grapes of wrath"

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  • When searching in this collection, you can search for the author and work you are researching.
  • If the title of the work has more than one word, put quotation marks around it so the databases know to search for the entire phrase.
  • For more information on the library's e-Book collections, see the E-Book Help Page.

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Example:  steinbeck and "grapes of wrath"

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  • If you are looking for a specific work, choose "title beginning with" from the dropdown menu under the search box:
  • You can either pick the book up at the library that owns it, or have it shipped to you. For more information about borrowing books from other libraries, see the Book Borrowing & Delivery page.

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