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ENGL 205G American Literature I & ENGL 255G American Literature II: About this Guide

This guide is for students in either American Literature course.

This guide is intended to help students with research assignments in American Literature I & II courses. This page will help you as you prepare or begin to research your topic.

Use the other pages of this guide to see highlighted library materials, for help finding sources in the library's collections, to see suggested internet resources, and for help with MLA citation. 

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Guide Creator

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Diane Hahn
Paul & Harriett Mack Library
Bethlehem Campus

Starting Your Research

Thinking about Your Topic - What Information Do You Need?


Using the Right Search Keywords


Using Credible Sources

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