Student research guide for English

Course #: EN

First steps

  • Your OneCard is your library card. New cards should be automatically registered.
  • Working from home? Log in first

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: call, email, drop in, or make an appointment. My office is one floor up from the main floor of the Library on the Waterloo campus. Come up the stairs, then walk straight ahead.