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This is a guide to important print and electronic sources in the fields of Language, Writing & Rhetoric. The emphasis is on material available in the University of Maryland Libraries' collections, but some Internet sources are also included. Email or phon
WAC Clearinghouse provides a wide range of open-access resources pertaining to writing and speaking across the curriculum.
What if UMD doesn't have the book you need?
Here are several ways you can request access to material from other libraries.
Starting your research with WorldCat
This is the basic search box forWorldCat, the best place to identify books, journals, media items, and many other resources owned by the university libraries, as well as other libraries around the world. Choose the WorldCat tab on the library home page and enter search terms in the box to get started. Don't worry about being too precise at first; you can easily narrow down your results later to books, publication date, etc. You can also clickAdvanced Searchfor more precise search options.
What is in WorldCat UMD?
Examples of resources discoverable in WorldCat UMD: