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English and American Literature, Older Version

Reference Book Collection

The Holland and Terrell Library print reference collection is located on the 1st floor of Terrell (main library entrance) behind the reference desk.  Check call numbers for locations of all reference resources listed on this page.

Literature Research Bibliographies

Gale Literature Reference Sets

Please note locations in Holland/Terrell Libraries Compact-Storage.

Companions & Guides


Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Glossary

Encyclopedias & Surveys

Dictionaries +

Authoritative national dictionaries showing historical word usages; slang dictionaries of the English language; dictionaries of English synonyms, antonyms and euphemisms; and English-language thesauri.

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