Resources for Students
Writing and Research Resources
English@SCSU Blue Book: Writing Guide for English Majors and Minors – This book is a common reference tool for all English majors and minors; it focuses on the basics of academic writing in literary studies, including: 1) MLA guidelines (per 2016 update), 2) quotation integration and punctuation, 3) appropriate use of voice in a literary essay, and 4) sentence mechanics, etc.
MLA Style Guide – A quick reference sheet for the MLA format for Works Cited, parenthetical citations, and integrating quotations.
Sample MLA Formatted Paper – A sample paper for how to correctly format an essay – spacing, margins, header, block quotations, etc. - following MLA guidelines.
Other MLA Resources
English Department Policies
An explanation for students seeking an over-enrollment in an English Department course.
An explanation for students seeking a transfer waiver for an English Department course.
A description of job opportunities for English majors and minors, including links to Career Center resources.