Welcome to the Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures Research Guide!
This guide will help you discover the best resources in the library and beyond for your assignments. Sections on citing, web resources and evaluating your sources and are included.
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A good search always starts with the best keywords.
You can use reference sources (see right) to expand your keyword pool
A reference source summarizes information: gives the main developments, authors and history of an event, an idea etc. Encyclopedias, handbooks, introductions, dictionaries and monographs can be described as reference sources and it's useful to start your search by using these tools. An easy way to find these sources on the shelves is to go to the start of the LC number based on the subject you are researching on, for example if you are researching Linguistics and Languages go to the start of the shelf under the category P.