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This guide is for students and researchers in Rhetoric & Writing. Hand-picked resources are available using the tabs on the left.

  • Want a scholarly alternative to Wikipedia? Try the Background Information tab.
  • Looking for books (including ebooks)? See the Books tab.
  • Need peer-reviewed articles? Use the Scholarly Journals & Articles tab.
  • What about newspapers and magazines? They have their own tab, too.

Other questions? Contact Gina Bastone, the librarian for Rhetoric and Writing (see Gina's contact info to the right). See the box below for information about library access during Covid-19.

RHE 306/309 students

Library Updates due to COVID-19 Closures

The main floor of the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) is open for study and book pick-up. Library stacks are closed for browsing, and other branch libraries remain closed. Please check the Libraries Service Continuity guide for more information, including service hours and occupancy limits. 

You can request print books through our Pick It Up service using in the library catalog. You can pick up books at the PCL main desk. Books duplicated in the HathiTrust digital library will not be eligible for the Pick It Up service. 

Many library services are available online. Gina Bastone, the English Librarian, is available for:

  • Research consults via Zoom
  • Questions over email
  • Library purchase requests for ebooks only. (We are not buying new print books at this time.)

InterLibrary Services (ILS) is not lending print books. If you need a book that we do not have at the library, you can request an ebook purchase or request individual chapters through the ILS Get A Scan service

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