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English Language & Literature

A subject guide to library resource in English.

Searching for Books




  • The OneSearch box can be limited to CSU Stanislaus Books & Media using the dropdown menu, this includes all titles in the University Library, including many digital books.  To retrieve lists of books, use keywords and phrases related to your research topic. 
  • If results are too general, try more narrowly focused keywords and phrases.
  • If a book is in print, a librarian can help you find it on the shelf with the location (main stacks, reference, new book, etc.) and call number information.
  • If you want access to more resources, limit OneSearch to CSU+ using the dropdown menu, this includes the print holdings of all CSU libraries system wide. Items ordered from CSU+ arrive within 2-3 days to the University Library.

ACLS Humanities eBook Collection

Early English Books Online

Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.

Online Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & Reference Books

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