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English Literature: Home

Resources for the USD community interested in literature and literary criticism.

Library Workshops

Click here for the Copley Library workshops calendar, which you can also use to register. All workshops are free and will be held in the Copley Library Seminar Room (ground floor of library). If you have questions about a workshop please contact the presenter(s). 


Style Guides

Click any of the links below for guidelines in using MLA format.

MLA Style Sheet

Click the links below for either a short, printable guide with examples or a more thorough presentation on using MLA style.

Creative Writing and Academic Composition

New Books and Media for English

Subscribe to this feed to see the most recent 100 new items that are now available at Copley Library.


Welcome to the English Literature Guide


This guide is designed to give you a start on your research in English Literature. Use the tabs above to navigate to the different sections of this guide.

Click here to go to the Department of English home page.

Key Electronic Resources

Use the databases below for locating articles and bibliographies.

New Books and Media

New English Language Feature Films

This feed shows the English films recently added to the collection.


New Foreign Language Films

This feed shows foreign language films recently added to the collection.


Reference Librarian

Hugh Burkhart
University of San Diego

Copley Library

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110-2492

619.260.2366 tel.

619.260.4617 fax.
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