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ENG 698: Pre-Thesis Colloquium

A guide for students preparing to write a thesis in literature.


Stack of books

Welcome to the research guide for ENG 698 students!

Use this guide to help you get started in writing your thesis and to discover the helpful resources the library has to offer you. Please feel free to contact me with questions or concerns as you explore this guide. My contact information and a link to set up an appointment with me are to the right.

The English Language and Literature Collection at CSU

The Library's collection supports the instructional and research needs of the faculty and students in the Department of English as well as non-majors enrolled in English courses. 

The collection emphasizes the study of British and American literature and multicultural literature. Another strong curricular emphasis is poetry.  The Library acquires works of established literary merit and critical commentary on these works. Through OhioLINK researchers have access to an increasing number of relevant materials in both print and electronic format.

Book shelves

The Hazel Collister Hutchinson Contemporary Poetry Collection includes poetry books and periodicals published in English since the Second World War. The collection was founded on gifts from the Cleveland poet Hazel Collister Hutchinson and the CSU Poetry Center.

Find recent additions to the collection here.

Writing a Thesis - Massey University

Open Educational Resources (OERs)

Open Educational Resources are free educational materials that are open for anyone to use. Some of these materials are available under Creative Commons licenses that allow users to re-mix, customize, and re-distribute material for use in the classroom.