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ENGL 20201 Literary Interpretation

This guide contains selected library sources and services recommended for students in L202. Please email the Librarian for English and Linguistics if you have questions.

Dictionaries, Encylopedias and Handbooks

Finding Books

Library Search interface

Use Library Search to find books, periodicals (scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers, and other serials), or  other library materials such as music CDs, electronic resources, and videos. Books, printed periodicals, and other library materials are shelved in call number order.

A-N = 3rd Floor   |  P-Z = 4th Floor   |   Reference = 1st Floor


Looking for something not in Library Search?  Try Worldcat linked below.

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When you do not find enough information via the library catalog, try using the WorldCat catalog. WorldCat is a worldwide library catalog containing records from most academic and larger public libraries worldwide. You can use the "Request Item through Document Delivery" button to order materials that are not available at the Purdue Fort Wayne library.

General Databases

Online Scholarly References

Style Guides

Recommended style guides for this course are the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, both published by the Modern Language Association.  The most recent printed editions of these guides are located at the Service Desk in the Library and may be checked out for two hours for in-library use only. Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) has created helpful online guides to MLA style:

When a Resource is Not Available in the Library

Many of the above databases  allow you immediate access to electronic copies of journal articles via PDF links or through the FIND IT link to the full text.  You may also request items needed for your research that are not available at Helmke Library through Document Delivery Services (DDS). DDS provides books and electronic copies of journal and other periodical articles from other library collections.



And Finally, Ask Your Subject Librarian

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