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English Programs for Internationals: Welcome

This guide is designed for short research projects for EPI students.

How this guide and the library can help you

Click on a tab above to discover ways the library can help you learn English.

TOEFL study books are all on Reserve (use them in the library).  Click on the link to see what we have, but you'll ask at the Circulation Desk in Thomas Cooper Library.

To get into our online resources you'll need to use a computer on campus.  As an EPI student you won't be able to access them from a wireless or off-campus connection.


Finding a Book on the Shelf – Understanding Call Numbers

This tab gives you step by step directions for searching the library catalog for a book, writing down the location and call number, and then finding it on the shelf.

Search for Information

Where to start when you are looking for books, articles, overviews, or videos.

 Reading Resources– Easier books, dictionaries, translating

Links to library catalog searches to show you English language dictionaries especially for English language learners as well as:  study guides, finding books and movies in your original language, books about different cultures, and article databases that can translate the articles into another language.


Listening – Hear English

We have books you can on CD, movies, and in some of the article databases you can listen to the articles being read.



Links to great resources for writers like OWL at Purdue University and books in our library collection about writing.









Recommend a good book to read for another EPI student

Submit a comment with a favorite title or author that you think other EPI students will enjoy.

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