Welcome To The Literature And Language Research Starter
Welcome to the Margaret Estes Library Research Guide for Literature & Language.
Use this guide to help you get started with your academic research utilizing the tools and resources available from the library.
Books Cover Depth
Books give you in-depth information on a topic, and are good sources for information that happened in the past or interpretive information for an on-going event or problem.
Databases Cover Breadth
Databases contain academic research materials such as peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers, news paper articles, magazines, and other sources.
Articles Cover Specifics
Articles are great sourcesfor highly specific information.Articles usually include bibliographies, which can lead you to additional information on a topic.
Organizations Create Standards
Looking at the websites of organizations can help you find recent topics in the field, as well as find standards used for your particular line of research.