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Resources for research in English or literature courses.
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Cite it!

Check with your professor about the preferred citation style for your course.

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

Olin Library Reference (Floor 1)

Call number: LB2369 .G53 2003b

Perhaps the most frequently used citation style in the fields of language and literature. Consult the book for full details, or visit the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Modern Language Association Documentation.


Turabian's Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations

Olin Library Reference (Floor 1)

Call number: LB2369 .T8 2007

A somewhat simplified version of the Chicago Manual of Style. Use the volume for full information. There are some examples available here.


Chicago Manual of Style

Olin Library Reference (Floor 1)

Call number: Z253 .U69 2003

Consult the volume, or access it digitally at the Chicago Manual of Style Online


Search Wesleyan's Library

 The first and best place to find books about your topic is the library's catalog.




Get Writing Help

The University's Writing Workshop is a great resource for students who want writing assistance. They have put together a handy online guide to writing in English courses.

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