Literary Research

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The Oxford Guide to Library Research (2015) by Thomas Mann is one of the most essential books for learning how to formulate a research question and then go about answering it. Previous edition: (2005) (print) (online)
A Handbook of Persuasive Tactics: a Practical Language Guide / Joan Mulholland (2003)

Literary Genre - Short Story

Literary Genre - Poetry

  • Epic
  • Lyric

Searching for a Genre:
Construct a key phrase such as “American fiction” or "English poetry" and try it in Omni. You will obtain results about fiction or poetry in general and about specific fiction with this particular topic.

Tip: Click the hyper-linked subject headings in the new search tool to find additional titles.

Consult the following reference resources for ideas:




Content last reviewed: April 17, 2020