You will be expected to use academic sources in your assignments. Many of these academic sources will come from books and journal articles.
Books are particularly useful for an introduction to or broad overview of a topic. The Library has both print books and E-Books and you will find both by searching Library Search.
In the library, books about the same subject are assigned the same shelfmark number which you will find on the spine of each book and listed on the catalogue. Here is a selection of shelfmarks for English:
Autobiography: literary criticism 809.93351
English Literary History 820.9
English literature 820
Poetry: criticism techniques 801.951
Standard Usage of Language: education 428.007
Standard form of Language: Dictionaries 428.3
Linguistics: education 418.007
Use journals to find: