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English Language & Literature


You can find books by searching the ANU Library Catalogue by keyword. Here are some search tips to get you started:

  • Analyse your topic, identifying the main ideas or concepts you need to research.
  • Develop a list of search terms including keywords and phrases.
  • Consider alternative spellings and different word endings.
  • Use more specific words or add words using AND to narrow your search.
  • Use synonyms, related terms, or combine words using OR to broaden your search.
  • Exclude words from your search results using AND NOT.
  • Use the Advanced keyword search to search a particular date of publication, language or format.

For additional advice on searching for books and other materials, see the Library's Finding Books and More Guide. Or, if you need help analysing your topic and improving your search syntax, see the Library's Topic Analysis Guide for further assistance.

Selected English Books

The selection of e-books which appear below are just a small sample of the Library's broader collection of English language and literature materials, more of which can be found by searching the Library's Catalogue.

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