If you’re a student at Connecticut College taking a course in the Literatures in English department, and you have a research assignment, then this guide is for you. If you’re a student—or a nonstudent—looking for general tips on doing research, then it may be useful too. So really, it's for everyone.
Probably the best reason to consider taking this guide’s advice is that it is likely to save you time. But it’s also likely to improve the quality of your research. This guide takes the top literature-related resources and tries to organize them so that you can access them efficiently. It also offers help with how to think about them and use them.
To learn more about a specific topic, simply click on one of the various tabs that you see above (or click on the links below). The tabs are arranged from left to right in an order that corresponds to the ways in which researchers frequently access and use information resources: