Musselman Library has created this guide to assist you in completing your English research seminar project. We hope this guide supports you as you:
Here you'll find introductory information about pursuing literary research, as well as guidance for using and searching the library catalog, print and electronic book sources, and research databases. We've also created a page to help you with citations and bibliography creation.
Considerations for literary research as you progress through your research seminar project. From Purdue University's Online Writing Lab.
Overviews of literary theory and schools of criticism, with discussion for how each is used in the academic setting. From Purdue University's Online Writing Lab.
Musselman Library is grateful to Doreen Simonsen of Willamette University and Leslie Ross of St. Ambrose University for their permission to reuse content found in this guide. Thanks!