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Composition and Literary Studies (English): Home

How to access quality information about English Literature and literary criticism, including books, periodical articles, and web sites. Research help, writing & grammar, and writing & citation help are covered.

English Apps

Listed, you will find some app recommendations for English!

  Internet Archive    

  Shakespeare SwipeSpeare    

  Merriam-Webster Dictionary    



 Google Docs    


Click on the iOS or Google Play icon to install these apps to your devices. 


This guide will help you find and access the library's resources for Composition and Literary Studies (English).

There are several types of information available to English students through the ACC libraries, both in print form and electronically. 


Some things to consider while searching for literature research.

Time period

  • literary movement
    • authors and/or works
      • terminology 
Books You can find a good selection of literature and literary criticism in our book collection. A book can provide detailed background and in-depth historical information about any given topic.

Articles from journals, magazines, and major newspapers are the primary source for recent reviews and literary criticism on recently published works. ACC databases can help connect you to these articles.

Websites The internet can provide a wealth of information, especially from professional organizations. This library guide can help you evaluate the abundant online information.

New York Times Sunday Book Review

Free and full access to the NYT!

Click here to find out more!

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Feature Resource!

Curiositas is an academic journal published by the Liberal Arts Gateway Program.

Curiositas accepts from ACC students:

Academic essays

Artwork & music related to course materials

Digital artifacts, such as podcasts, videos, or websites

Class projects or presentations

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