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(MS)2 English : Introduction

This guide is designed for (MS)2 English 100 and 200 classes.

Welcome to the OWHL!

This guide is designed to help you find sources that are appropriate for your assignment or project.  Click on the tabs above to see more information about finding specific sources.

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OWHL Answers

Word of the Day via Oxford LDC.

Every new vocabulary is a new friend to those who is learning a language, right?!  Here you are provided with a quick access to meeting your new friends via Oxford Languages, where you can look for Trendy Words, Word of the Day, Word of the Year, or read blogs and watch videos related to English languages at large.  

OWHL Playback: How to find a book or Ebook

Search the OWHL Catalog - Explanation

   Oliver Wendell Holmes Library Catalog

          

Keyword Searching  
Typically, when you search, you will use keywords.  Simply enter the basic ideas/keywords of your topic in the search box.  The computer will search for books containing those keywords in the title, subjects, and descriptions of the books.  
 
Subject Searching  
Subject searching is more powerful than keyword searching.  It allows you to use a specific vocabulary to find books in the catalog.  To find a good subject, look at the display page of a book you already like.  Click on the subject link to run a search

 

Research & Instructional Librarian