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Guide to library resources

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Lesendes Mädchen/Reading Girl (1828) by Gustav Adolph Hennig

This guide is intended to help you research topics in English and American literature.

Navigate through the tabs at the top of this guide to locate the specific type of resources you need, such as reference encyclopedias and dictionaries, full online texts, critical monographs and journal articles, electronic databases, websites, and rare books and manuscripts.

Not sure where to start? Click on the following:

I am looking for a definition or an overview of a topic...
I am looking for a book...

I am looking for a digital, online version of a literary text...

I am looking for a critical book or journal article...

I would like to obtain an article (or book) that is not held at LIU Post and/or any of the LIU Libraries...

Still don't know where to start? Contact a librarian for help or set up a research appointment with your library liaison.