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Resources for researching English and American literature
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Literature Liaison Librarians 
Avery Point: Beth Rumery
Greater Hartford: Marsha Lee
Stamford:  Nancy Dryden
Torrington: Sheila Lafferty
Quick Links
Digital Commons at UConn
"Strict Search" (UConn Libraries' catalog)

Contact information

Richard Bleiler
Humanities Librarian
Homer Babbidge Library
369 Fairfield Way, Unit 2005RI
University of Connecticut,
Storrs, CT 06269-2005
Voice: (860) 486-1246
FAX: (860) 486-6100


Advice for researchers

Research should not be frustrating.

Researchers should not hesitate to contact a subject liaison librarian if there are concerns or problemsA list of the Literature Liaison Librarians is to the left.

Research often takes time.

Student researchers may want to use the Assignment Calculator to help structure their research.

Research is often best started with materials held by the UConn Libraries.

The "Strict Search" in the UConn Libraries' online catalog provides access to the collections of the 4 libraries on the Storrs campus and the libraries on the 5 regional campuses:  more than 2,000,000 books, CDs, DVDs, scores, maps, and playscripts.

Primo @ UConn searches the UConn Libraries' online catalog, the UConn Digital Repository, and the UConn Digital Collections, as well as the conents of many e-journals, e-books, databases, and the HathiTrust public domain material.

Research in English and American Literature is interdisciplinary.

A full list of the hundreds of networked electronic resources available to University of Connecticut researchers is available from the Research Database Locator.

Research often locates materials not held in the UConn Libraries.

Researchers should not hesitate to use the Document Delivery / Interlibrary Loan service to get these materials.


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