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This research guide will help you to do research in English, for classroom assignments, research papers, or to explore a career in English.

Welcome to the English guide!

The Contra Costa College Library has many resources available for students studying English. This guide gives you an introduction to what we have, but you can always Ask a Librarian if you'd like more info. 

library book stacksBooks: Look here for key books in this topic area (including print books on our shelves, and electronic books you can use from home). Try these subject headings:

     - American Literature
     - English Literature

Articles: We've chosen a few key article databases for your topic area where you might find information in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Media: Want to watch something on your topic? Check out our video databases.

Internet Sources: Finding a high quality website through Google can feel frustrating. We have some evaluation tips and ideas of where you might want to start.

Careers: Explore information about careers in English.

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