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English Resources: Research

This guide, recommended by the English faculty of SAU, is designed to alert students to the many resources available during college and to the careers and graduate opportunities after college.

Contact your librarian for help.

SAU Reference Desk: 563-333-6245 &

Databases for Literature Research

Helpful web sites

Browsing the shelves at SAU Library

Library Central discovery tool: Books at SAU, Articles and more!

Other sources

Developing a Research Question

Reference Hours when classes are in session

Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, No reference services; building open 1-5pm
Sunday, 1pm - 9:00 p.m.

Reference Desk 563/333-6245
Email at :

A note to users concerning database searching

If you are not an St. Ambrose University user, your local public library may have access to various databases that are subscription based. Call and ask your public library for details.

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