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Language & Literature

A guide for finding language and literature resources and information

Welcome to the research guide for English and Literature! Here you will find resources to help you jump start your research! Please do not hesitate to contact a librarian at any point during the research process! We are happy to assist you locate the sources you need!

The New York Times Article

"Reading Room" column of the October 15, 2018 issue of The New York Times, "12 Authors Write about the Libraries They Love".

Modern Language Association

The Modern Language Association (MLA) is the professional organization in the United States for scholars of language and literature. It is also responsible for creating and updating the style manual for MLA-style, which is used in many undergraduate general education courses. Refer to the Citations & More guide for specific information on citing sources in MLA-style.


Language and Literacy in the U.S.: Going the Wrong Direction

The linked infographic below presents a visual illustration on the status of literacy in the United States. The infographic was created by the Modern Language Association (MLA).

Benefits of Language Learning

The linked infographic below is a visual depiction highlighting the benefits of language learning. The infographic was created by the Modern Language Association (MLA).