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EN 442: Language & Linguistics: Get Started


Starter Resources

Starter Resources are very broad-based, general resources that are used only in the earliest stages of research when the researcher is seeking an overview of a topic or is attempting to narrow an overly broad topic.  In the context of college-level research assignments, they are merely gateway resources. They should not be used in place of in-depth, substantive sources.  See the other tabs for a selection of books, databases, and websites that offer more detailed, focused information.

Other Helpful Research Guides

Interlibrary Loan

Can't find something you need? The interlibrary loan service can obtain the books or articles you are looking for.


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Print Books

Oxford English Dictionary

Background Information Sources