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ENG213: Introduction to the Study of Language (Murphy)

This guide was designed to support students enrolled in ENG213, however, others researching language might also find the content useful.

One Search

What is it?  Search tool that accesses the entirety of the library’s holdings

Why use it?

  • Best search option for library books 
  • Can limit by resource type


Find Books

Search for Books



Find Articles

Search for Online Articles



Subject Databases

What are they?  Dedicated collections from a field of study

Why use them?  

  • Provide comprehensive coverage, in particular scholarly and highly technical sources

Controlled Vocabulary

Subject headings or controlled vocabulary are terms assigned in the database to identify particular topics. Database thesauri can be used to identify subject terms.

Subject terms search the subject heading field of the bibliographic record.  This specificity limits the search and creates more relevant results.