Getting Started


Welcome to the Erickson Library's English subject guide. You'll find tabs at the top that will lead you to additional information with print and online resources. 

The Erickson Library is here to help you find credible and reliable information. Please feel free to call or email with any of your research questions!

Topic Background Information

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Citation Help

Your instructor will let you know which citation style you should use for your assignment. Purdue OWL offers introductory guides to various styles:

Purdue OWL: AMA for print or AMA for online

Purdue OWL: APA formatting and style guide (7th Edition)

Purdue OWL: Chicago Manual of Style

Purdue OWL: MLA formatting and style guide


Poetry, Prose, Essays and more

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More Options

Call Number Locations

PE: English Language
PJ-PZ: Literature


Research Databases

Keyword Search Tips

1. Break down your topic into smaller concepts and identify synonyms
2. Use and to combine keywords
3. Use or to expand your results
4. Use "quotation marks"  to search keywords as a phrase
5. Use an asterik* to search multiple endings

News Databases


What is an OER?

OER Video


Informational Websites


Films on Demand