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English Language and Literature
 english literature

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Finding Resources for English Literature Research Tutorial

 

Electronic Resources

Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

Credo Reference  
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.

EBSCOhost Databases 
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO. 

Gale Virtual Reference
Electronic books providing reference and analysis in the liberal arts.

Humanities International Complete*
Provides comprehensive coverage of the humanities with full-text content.

JSTOR
An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.

Literary Reference Center*
A comprehensive literary reference database covering antiquity to the present day, LRC includes information from books, major literary encyclopedias, reference works and journals.

LitFINDER*
Poems, stories, essays, speeches, plays, biographies, etc. for children and young adults.

Merriam–Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus
Database containing 225,000 entries, including more than 10,000 new words and definitions.

MLA International Bibliography
Citations from journals, books and dissertations dating back to the 1920s.

NoveList*
A database for readers' advisory and recommendations.

NoveList K-8*
A database for readers' advisory and recommendations for K-8 literature.

Omni File Full Text Select
Multidisciplinary full text database.

Oxford English Dictionary
Authoritative dictionary containing definitions, etymologies, and quotations illustrating usage.

Project Muse
Full-text journals in literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, etc.

Roget's International Thesaurus
Synonyms and antonyms with 85,000 hyperlinked cross-references, proverbs and quotations.

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Dictionary of American Regional English

Literary Criticism

 

History

Voice of the Shuttle: Literature in English

The Cambridge History of English and American Literature

Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature

Norton Anthology of English Literature

 

Poetry

American Verse Project

U.S. Poet Laureate

Poetry Magazine

Poets.org

 

Plays

Federal Theater Project Collection

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

Traditional Drama Research Group

 

Writing/ Style Guides

Dictionary.com

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Yahoo Digital Style Guide

American Psychological Association Style

The Elements of Style

Chicago Manual of Style

LOGOS E-Translation

Modern Language Association Style

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