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ENGL 191: Science Fiction

This guide is for students in Penn State Harrisburg's ENGL 191: Science Fiction, taught by Dr. Eric Bliman. It includes numerous science fiction research sources, such as books and encyclopedias, journals, databases, online sources, search tips, and more

Welcome to the ENGL 191 Course Guide

Dust Jackets for 1984 by George OrwellWelcome to the Penn State Harrisburg Library's guide for ENGL 191:  Science Fiction.  This guide has been developed to help students succeed in Dr. Eric Bliman's course, which introduces students to the history of science fiction as a way of "exploring both the microcosm and the macrocosm, mapping a species imagining themselves into the future."  It is offered as a starting point and should be used in conjunction with other library research guides, which are listed in the box below.

Click on the buttons on the left-hand side of the page to see the library's resources that will help you to complete assignments in this course.

If you need more help using the library, contact Heidi Abbey Moyer, hna2@psu.edu, Archivist and Humanities Reference Librarian and Faculty Liaison Librarian to the School of Humanities.

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