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Welcome to the English Subject Guide

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Welcome to the subject guide for English.  This guide is compiled by your Subject Librarian and will help you find books, journal articles and other essential resources for your course. 

This guide covers the core resources you need for day-to-day study and research.  However, you may sometimes find other subject guides useful for particular assignments, including:

Online subject support with your librarian

Your subject librarian can help you find materials to support your studies, including finding eBooks, searching databases and using online collections.  Just get in touch using this link: 

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