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Most Library online resources can be accessed from off campus by current UD faculty, staff and students. When using links on these pages, you may be prompted for your UDelNetID and password.

Recommendation for Purchase

The Library welcomes suggestions for books, journals, videos and other materials for the collections. Please use the Recommendation for Purchase form to send your suggestions.

English and American Literature Research Guide

Search DELCAT Discovery to Find Library Resources

Search DELCAT Discovery to find library resources related to your research topic. Users can limit searches to books, journals and other items held by the University of Delaware Library or search the entire WorldCat database that encompasses millions of titles in libraries throughout the world.

UD items appear at or near the top of the results display. Material not held by the Library (labeled WorldCat Libraries) can be requested via a link that automatically generates an interlibrary loan request form.

At this time, call number browsing is available from the Call Number Browse web page.

Search Tips

  • Place quotation marks around keyword phrases (e.g., "the sun also rises" or "journal of american history").
  • It is important to click either "View all formats and languages" or "View all editions" to obtain complete information about library holdings. Both links connect to the same page.
  • Publisher names and locations can be searched by adding pb: and pl: in front of the keywords (e.g., pb:ollier and pl:london). See Searching WorldCat: Index Quick Reference for other index labels.
  • Boolean logic connectors (AND, OR) must be capitalized (e.g., "popular culture" OR "pop culture").

Subject Guide

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Aimee Gee
English & American Literature Librarian
Reference & Instructional Services Dept.
(302) 831-6159

Subjects: English & American Literature, Comparative Literature, Theatre, Writing

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