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This guide is developed to assist students researching topics in literary and cultural studies, composition and rhetoric, and film and media studies. Refer to other subject guides and the tabs below for related resources.

Selected Online Journals

Select Databases

Specialized Databases (Primary Sources, Grey Literature, Streaming Media, etc.)

Catalog Search

Search here for books, media, and the titles of journals we own.

Search Google Scholar

Searching Google Scholar through the library's connection provides you free access to our full-text articles.

Google Scholar Search

Search Google Books

Google Book Search


WorldCat Logo

Search for an item in libraries near you.

Watch this workshop video to learn more about searching for resources in Worldcat, including other language resources, and requesting through Interlibrary Loan.

Fair Use, Canvas & Reserves

Faculty can create links to a majority of online library resources in Blackboard or other instructional documents. Using permalinks is an easy way to assure student access to resources even when off campus. It is also a good way to ensure copyright compliance when using copyright protected materials. 

The libraries can easily create a list of permalinks for you from your course reading list using our Permalink Request Form.

Faculty who require assistance with Canvas are encouraged to contact Those requiring assistance with digitization of materials or copyright concerns should contact Veronica Bielat, English Subject Specialist.

Scholarly Publishing & Communication

Retired Faculty

Services available for Retired Faculty and Staff are listed below. For questions, please email Veronica Bielat or call at 313-577-4217.


Teaching Resources