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English Resource Guide: Home

A guide from Funderburg Library on how to use library resources to do research for your English and journalism classes.

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Browse Call Numbers

Venture into the stacks on the lower level and browse the shelves. Check the tables of contents and indexes to see if a book has information on your topic. 

Common Call Numbers

  • 070.4           Journalism
  • 420.9           History of English language
  • 425              English grammar and syntax
  • 428.007       Teaching English as a second language
  • 808.2           Style guides
  • 808.042       Rhetoric
  • 810 - 819     American literature
  • 820 - 829     British literature
  • 822.33         Shakespeare
  • 840              French and related literatures
  • 860              Spanish and Portuguese literature
  • 880              Classical and modern Greek literatures

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Recommended Databases

Searching EBSCO Databases:

After clicking on Academic Search Complete, all recommended EBSCO databases* (so marked) can be searched simultaneously by clicking "Choose Databases," checking the box next to the database name and clicking OK. 

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Darla Haines
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MU Funderburg Library: Office #109
Phone: 260.982.5949

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