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Books @ Cheng Library
Cheng Library has many reference books for your English Research. Search our catalog now.
Welcome to the Cheng Library!
This research guide highlights resources and services available through the Cheng Library for students and faculty of the English department. These resources primarily support undergraduate and graduate programs as well as individual faculty research projects. Please use the tabs to view the various categories.
Instruction On Demand
These short tutorials, each taking about 5 minutes, are a great way to get quick answers about the library and the services we offer. Look for the icon, throughout the library website to access these videos, on demand!
Some videos may require that you have the Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer. It can be downloaded, for free, from the Adobe website's Downloads page.
- Searching Journals & Periodicals
If you're looking for a specific article, or your professor wants to you to search only in a certain journal, this short video can show you how.
- Requesting Articles through Interlibrary Loan
This short video will explain the Cheng Library's Interlibrary Loan service, and help you get those hard to locate articles, for your research.
- Electronic Reserves at Cheng Library
This short video will introduce you to Electronic Reserves at the Cheng Library, and show you how to find them on the Library website.
- Scholarly v. Popular
Learn the differences between scholarly and popular articles, and the peer review process.
Head of Reference
David & Lorraine Cheng Library
William Paterson University
Reference Office 107c