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EAP - English for Academic Purposes
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Reference Sources

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Find Books, Videos and More in the Library Catalog


Tips and Tricks

To do a quick keyword search, type any word that describes your topic into the search box above and click Search

Here are some sample keywords you might try: 


English as a second language

English language learner

English grammar

culture shock

international students

U.S. citizens




It can also be a valuable experience to also browse the library collection (Kindlon Hall - lower level) at the following call numbers to discover key parts of the collection you may find helpful:

420  English language

421.54  Standard American English spelling and pronunciation

423  Dictionaries of standard English

425  & 428.2  English grammar

428  Standard English usage

428.6  Readers  (e.g. easy readers)

808  Academic writing

You will also find a variety of bilingual dictionaries in the 430s - 490s area of the Reference collection (Library 3rd floor)

Request Print Books and DVDs via Interlibrary Loan

Can't find the book, video or sound recording you need in the BenU Library's collection? No problem! Request it through I-Share at no cost to you. If I-Share doesn't have it, contact us. We can almost always get you what you need. Learn more on our Interlibrary Loan page.


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Kindlon Hall - Lower Level, 2nd Floor, & 3rd Floor
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 829-6050


Gillett Hall - 1st Floor
225 E. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 878-7514


Becker Library
1500 N. Fifth St.
Springfield, IL 62702
(217) 718-5011