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Introduction to English Language Literature: Home


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Welcome to the Introduction to English Language Literature LibGuide

Whether you are in a lower division English course or a graduate student, this guide provides you with quick access to a variety of relevant resources, including the Library's catalog, electronic databases such as JSTOR and MLA International Bibliography, Reference Resources, and other scholarly works. 

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Reference Resources

Key Databases for Scholarly Content

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