Resources for English Students

In addition to these online resources, you can also find a Resource Library in the main office for the English department in Dunleavy 344. There are books for writing, research and literary analysis as well as career guides.


General Literature Resources

Literary Theory Resources

Reading Literature Critically

Research Resources

Conducting Research

Using Information and Citing Sources Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format

Grammar and Mechanics

Graduate School/Career Planning

Check out our NU English Major Job Help site, written by English major Deandra Modica (Class of 2010) for lots of advice about what you can do as an NU English major after graduation! Also, Dr. Laurel has a great blog with tips and information for English majors about career planning and life in general.

Advice About Applying to Graduate School

Finding Graduate Programs

  • MLA Guide to Graduate Programs
    The Modern Language Association offers a searchable listing of programs in English, modern languages, and comparative literature.

Careers in English