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English Language and Literature

Welcome to the English Language and Literature Research Guide!

This guide will help you find sources for your research.  Use the tabs on the left to navigate through the various kinds of resources available through the library, as well as some information about them. This page will continue to evolve.

Here is a link where you can begin your search: Library Homepage  

Did you know that the oldest book in the Library was written in 1495? Request it from Special Collections:, and book an appointment to examine it in the Glenbow Western Research Centre - second floor, Taylor Family Digital Library

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Connect to the Oxford English Dictionary: OED


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