Student research guide for English

Course #: EN

First steps

  • Your OneCard is your library card. New cards should be automatically registered.
  • You will be asked to login when accessing paid resources from off campus

Finding a focus

Background information

Important hints

  • read each source as you go along; each one will lead to more
  • identify more items than you need (some may be hard to find or off topic)
  • keep track of where you look and the keywords you use
  • start early (library staff can deliver articles from other libraries)
  • use Boolean Searching (AND, OR) for best results

Reserve material


Journal articles


Having problems? Don't hesitate to contact me: email, call (519-884-0710 x3384), drop in, or make an appointment. My office, L3-312, is one floor up from the main floor of the Library on the Waterloo campus. Come up the stairs, then walk straight ahead.